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Brodkey, Harold; Pavarotti, Luciano; Wilder, Billy & Editors of The New Yorker Magazine. THE HAROLD BRODKEY "TO MY READERS" ISSUE: THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE. New York City, NY: The New Yorker Magazine, 1993. Softcover. First Edition/First Printing. 102 pages. Fine.

Rare Harold Brodkey, Luciano Pavarotti, "Sunset Boulevard", Marcel Duchamp, and New Yorker Magazine collectible item. Landmark New Yorker Magazine Issue. June 21, 1993 Issue. Pictorial softcovers with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Contributions by some of the world's finest writers, journalists, poets, humorists, and graphic/cartoon artists. Printed on thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Unlike most books being published today, American magazines are still being printed in America; many of them are not only superior in quality, they will last in terms of production values. Without DJ, as issued. Presents the Issue where Harold Brodkey, one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, announces in an essay entitled, "To My Readers", that he is dying of AIDS. The other Main Features include a full-length piece on Luciano Pavarotti as the greatest lyric tenor of our time; a humorous and moving reminiscence about the filming of Billy Wilder's "Sunset Boulevard", which is indispensable to an appreciation of the great and influential film; and a full-length piece on Marcel Duchamp and his place in Modern art by Calvin Tomkins. A "must-have" title for Harold Brodkey, Luciano Pavarotti, Marcel Duchamp, and film aficionado/collectors. This Issue is no longer available from the publisher, bookstores or online and is now collectible. This is the only copy available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. A rare copy thus. Some of the world's finest living writers and artists. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER NEW YORKER MAGAZINE ISSUES AND HAROLD BRODKEY TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). $30.00

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