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Scott Saul, Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley, is author of Freedom Is, Freedom Ain't: Jazz and the Making of the Sixties.
Robin D.G. Kelley new biography of Thelonious Monk restores the pianist and composer to the history he lived through.
The disenchantment and re-enchantment of Chico Buarque.
A lost voice of the Black Arts Movement.
Reading Los Angeles.
Reporting from the border zones.
The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager
Bard Avon, $24
Ellison's novel aims to speak to our current racial dilemmas even as it harkens to an age before "the inner city," "black power," and the "underclass."
New books on Coltrane.
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Daniel Akihiro Iwama
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