“I know a lot of people think they know what it’s like to grow up in the hood. Like maybe they watched a couple of seasons of The Wire and they got the shit all figured out. But TV doesn’t tell the whole story.” Rabbit is an unflinching memoir of cinematic scope and unexpected humor. | listen
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Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit plans. Prior to founding Emily consulting, he served in business development at Lord Cultural Resources Consulting Firm.
Before returning to school to get a Master's Degree, Kory spent five years in the private lending division of BMO Bank of Montreal. He earned a Bachelor of Art from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada, and an MA from Columbia University in New York, NY. In 2013, a play Kory wrote, titled Abramovic, opened in NYC.
Kory is the host of BTR's Book Talk and was a co-host of BTR Sports until it ended in 2015. Kory has interviewed over 200 authors and writing personalities for BTR.
The Latest From Kory French
In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR’s acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race. | listen
An award-winning journalist reports from the front lines of the sexual assault controversy. | listen