Kit Currie recently showed a visitor around the West Village apartment she has lived in since the late 1970s. There are lots of books, probably because Ms. Currie, who is 86 and was born in England, spent more than 40 years working for rare book dealers like Bertram Rota in London, Dawson’s in Los Angeles and H. P. Kraus in New York. She also has dozens of origami boxes on display — some of the pieces she has made over the years.
Alas the store she was selling at Mxyplyzyks now defunct. Hopefully Ms Currie has found another venue. I think part of their problem was an unpronounceable name, that and of course high rent.
Read more of the story here on the NY Times site.