Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Thursday, April 8: Nelson George discusses City Kid with Touré @ Greenlight Bookstore

Thursday, April 8, 7:30 PM

Nelson George reads and discusses City Kid: A Writer's Memoir of Ghetto Life and Post-Soul Success with Touré

Nelson George is the award-winning author of Hip Hop America (1998) as well as other books and films on popular culture, and was a long-time music critic with Billboard and The Village Voice. In City Kid, he writes about his coming-of-age right here in Fort Greene and elsewhere, encompassing family stories, cultural analysis, and his literary and musical influences. George talks about his story and his neighborhood tonight with his friend, fellow Fort Greene resident and music and culture critic Touré.

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