Tuesday, August 31, 2010

The CYCO problem

The New York Times recently ran an article about the troubled future of the bookstore of the Central Yiddish Cultural Organization: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/25/nyregion/25about.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=CYCO&st=cse

This is a problem that has been on my radar for a while. I have even unsuccessfully solicited for funds to rationalize and modernize the CYCO operation. I have very little competition in the world of Yiddish book-selling and I don't see that it helps me to get any lonelier