A Life in the Stacks

Step inside writer and photography critic Vince Aletti’s seven-room, East Village apartment where he says he keeps his collections “in cabinets, shelves, drawers, boxes, and on piles on the floor. It’s not chaotic, but it is not organized, except by the time something came into my possession. Sometimes it can take me a day to find a book I know I have. And sometimes I just give up.”