(New York): Warner Books, (1982). First Edition. Wraps. Small 4to. Pictorial wraps. About very good. Light toning, touches of soil; mild corner creases to wraps; moderate edgewear. First page a bit grubby, but rest of book clean and unmarked throughout. Binding sound. 216pp. Very good. Item #19734
A broad survey of "cool," taking examples from all sides of American pop culture. Subjects include jazz, Terry Southern, Cadillacs, Jack Kerouac, Lenny Bruce, sunglasses, underground comix, and greaser haircuts, in addition to lists of the coolest movies and "must-have" books. Contributors include Nick Tosches, Richard Meltzer, and others. An interesting (and quite broad) example of the pop culture guide.