Author Talk: Chester B. Himes: A Biography


Author Lawrence P. Jackson will discuss his newly released book Chester B. Himes: A Biography, which explores the writings of Himes, including his Harlem Detective series which features two black NYPD detectives, Gravedigger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson .  The characters of Coffin Ed and Gravedigger appeared in the popular films Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972) and A Rage in Harlem (1991).

Regular Admission Payable at Museum:

Members - Free

Non-Members - $8

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Date and Time
Saturday, October 14, 1:00 pm
Contact Information
For more information call 443-263-1800
Included with museum admission