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Footnotes: The Black Artists Who Rewrote the Rules of the Great White Way

Theater buffs and students of Black history will be pleased by this cogent defense of Shuffle Along.
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Off the Charts: What I Learned from My Almost Fabulous Life in Music

Much like her music, Goldman’s book is witty, intelligent, and folksy. A must-read for aspiring performers.
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The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle

Kenner provides a behind-the-scenes look at the rap business and a musical genius. Rousing and powerful, this work will be devoured by Hussle’s fans and appreciated by students of Black culture and the music industry.

A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance

Told with humor and grace, Abdurraqib’s stories will inspire and provoke thoughtful meditations on how Black lives matter in all areas of life and art.

Author Gerry Smyth on Why Sea Shanties Are Sweeping TikTok

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Universal Tonality: The Life and Music of William Parker

This meticulously researched, affectionate biography analyzes Parker’s impact as a musician, a composer, and a political revolutionary. An important work that will appeal to jazz historians, scholars of Black history, and music lovers.
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I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Scholars of cinematic history and aficionados of gangster folklore will be riveted.
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No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality

Infused with intelligence, honesty, and the perfect dose of optimism, Fox’s story will resonate with his fans, including those living with Parkinson’s.
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Another Day’s Begun: Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in the 21st Century

In this time of dark stages and unemployed thespians, Sherman’s reflections will enchant all theater buffs.
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