9 – Re-issue


Alan Kaufman (b. 1952), author, artist

Alan Kaufman’s Jew Boy was a ground-breaking memoir of its kind by a Second Generation Holocaust survivor when first published in 2000. Ten manuscript notebooks, with original cover art by Kaufman, are among the comprehensive publishing files related to Jew Boy in the Alan Kaufman papers. The Cornell paperpack edition in 2017 includes one of Kaufman’s haunting paintings on the cover.

All items from the Alan Kaufman papers

  1. Jew Boy: A Memoir. Advance reader’s copy. Fromm International, 2000. Autograph inscription from the author “To Tim Murray who made me cry with Whitman’s Leaves of Grass”
  2. Jew Boy. Manuscript notebooks, volumes 2-4, undated
  3. Jew Boy. Manuscript notebook (open), volume 1, undated
  4. Fred Jordan, Fromm International, to Alan Kaufman, typed letter, March 2, 2000
  5. With enclosed color Xerox of the jacket design, annotated by Kaufman, “My first look at the cover”
  6. Jew Boy : A Memoir. Advance reading copy. Cornell paperback edition. Cornell University Press, 2017