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Monday, December 15, 2008

DOPE MENACE!

DOPE MENACE!

THE RAP SHHET HAS A SHORTISH POST TODAY ON THIS FUN GIFT BOOK FOR THE NOIR LOVER IN YOUR FAMILY ~

Dope Menace: The Sensational World of Drug Paperbacks, 1900-1972, by Stephen J. Gertz, collects hundreds of fabulously lurid covers, from turn-of-the-last-century tomes about the opium trade, to works about the beatnik glories of reefer smoking and William S. Burroughs’ Junkie (1953), to the spaced-out psychedelic ’60s.

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