Stephen J. Gertz
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Stephen J. Gertz (c. 1952) is an American book collector and trader who began in the trade in 1985. He later became manager and head cataloguer at William Dailey Rare Books in Los Angeles, and is now Executive Director of David Brass Rare Books in Calabasas, CA. He is currently Vice-Chair of the Southern California Chapter of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America. His writing has been published by Feral House, The Disinformation Company, the Los Angeles Times, Fine Books & Collections, L.A. Review, and various online magazines.
- Dope Menace: The Sensational World of Drug Paperbacks (2008), a study of drug-themed paperbacks 1900-1975