Founded in August 2002, Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe LLC is a privately held company, specializing in book sales and café delights. Since opening its doors, the bookstore quickly established itself as a cornerstone in the revival of Harlem. Hue-Man is one of the largest and best known African-American bookstores in the country, and enjoys the reputation of a top-flight organization nationwide.
With a stream of events and appearances by well-known guests and authors, Hue-Man has hosted such literary figures as Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, Former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Alicia Keys, Walter Mosley, LeRoy Neiman, George Wein, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee – just to name of few. Hue-Man enjoys a prestigious reputation in the book industry and literary world, attracting top-rate authors and entertainment personalities. The bookstore is considered a must on any author’s book tour.
Since its infancy, Hue-Man quickly emerged as a major player in the cultural life of Harlem, becoming a community hub for local New Yorkers as well as a national mecca for intellectual pursuits. Informative, enlightening, and enriching, the bookstore boasts 23 to 25 calendar events per month.
Hue-Man offers the traditional atmosphere of a bookstore, which is warm and inviting, yet modern in its design and æsthetically pleasing. The store features the work of African-American authors, a variety of non-ethnic titles, and an extensive children’s collection.
Pictures from The Power of One Event!