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Richard Price, at home in Harlem

Price is tired of discussing the pen name. Before we sit down, he asks “how long is this going to take?” and says he has to be somewhere in forty-five minutes. An hour later, he’s showing me around his four storey Harlem townhouse, pointing out the ornate moulding, the his and hers copper sinks in the bedroom, the squat cast iron radiators and the latticed woodwork over the pocket doors.

Andrew Purcell

I am a British freelance journalist based in New York. My principal clients are the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), the Sunday Herald (Scotland), the Guardian (UK) and BBC World Service radio. For a complete list of contents, click here. Twitter: @andrewpurcellny

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