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  • One Woman Shortby Nelson George

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 12.00

    There were many women in his past. Will one of them become his future? Rodney Hampton, a thirty-three-year-old L.A. native, is a pro at juggling women. He and his best friend, Timothy Waters Jr., spent many years recklessly scoping out honeys at ski summits, getting acquainted with MBAs at Martha's Vineyard beach parties, and macking coeds at... more...

  • City Kidby Nelson George

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    - Los Angeles Times "In a direct and passionate writing style, George recounts what it was like to be young, black, poor-and driven... City Kid puts the reader at the pulsating fault line of the seismic shakeup of black movies and music in the 1980s and 1990s." - BookPage "Swift and authoritative." - The Onion "Charming memoir...a... more...

  • The Death of Rhythm and Bluesby Nelson George

    Penguin Publishing Group 2003; US$ 17.00

    ?George has uncovered a lot of fresh information, not just on the artists themselves, but on the booking agents, arrangers, and record men.? ? Newsweek ?[George?s] reading of history is not only interdisciplin- ary, it has a musical score.... His accounts of the colorful characters who populate this uncharted realm are often informative and...delightful.? ?... more...

  • Thrillerby Nelson George

    Da Capo Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    From legendary hip-hop and R&B journalist Nelson George, the definitive chronicle of the bestselling album of all time more...

  • The Hippest Trip in Americaby Nelson George

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 16.99

    An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, ?the most accomplished black music critic of his generation? ( Washington Post Book World ). When it debuted in October 1971, seven years after the Civil Rights Act, Soul Train... more...

  • The Hippest Trip in Americaby Nelson George

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, ?the most accomplished black music critic of his generation? ( Washington Post Book World ). When it debuted in October 1971, seven years after the Civil Rights Act, Soul Train... more...

  • The Plot Against Hip Hop: A Novelby Nelson George

    Akashic Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    A riveting noir novel set in hip hop culture, by best-selling and critically acclaimed author Nelson George. more...

  • The Lost Treasures of R&Bby Nelson George

    Akashic Books 2015; US$ 15.95

    Nelson George is an author, filmmaker, and lifelong resident of Brooklyn. His novels include the first two in his D Hunter mystery series, The Accidental Hunter and The Plot Against Hip Hop . Among his many nonfiction works are The Death of Rhythm & Blues , Hip Hop America , the recently published The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and... more...

  • The Accidental Hunterby Nelson George

    Akashic Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    The long-awaited reissue of the book that introduced mystery fans to bodyguard-turned-investigator D Hunter. more...

  • Post-Soul Nationby Nelson George

    Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 15.00

    One of the foremost chroniclers of the contemporary black experience offers an undeluded perspective on the 1980s. Here are crack, AIDS, and the Reagan rollback of the major advances of the civil rights movement. But Nelson George also shows how black performers, athletes, and activists made increasing inroads into the mainstream. This fast-paced,... more...