Book Talk

Premiere DateFeb 9, 2013
00:00 Book Talk Intro – Kory French
00:25 Groovin’ High – Bud Powell
00:46 Book Talk Intro (Cont’d) – Kory French
06:43 Best Feeling – String Cheese Incident
11:35 Flight to Canada – Ishmael Reed
19:48 10 Gallon Ascots – Tapes ‘n Tapes
24:30 Native Son – Richard Wright
33:15 Jeremy’s Storm – Tame Impala
38:26 The poetry and work of Maya Angelou
47:19 You Can Sell Anything – Das Racist
50:21 Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin
58:14 The Return – Rusty Ps vs. Milwaukee
61:43 Finish

It’s February, and that means Black History Month. There has been a lot of great African American writers over the last three or four centuries in America, and a lot of the time they don’t get as much attention and respect as they should. For this February show, I take a look at four classic African American writers that we all need to know about and read as part of our duty as lit fans in this country.

Richard Wright

Maya Angelou

James Baldwin

Ishmael Reed

Bud Powell Upcoming Shows:
Bud Powell passed away on July 31, 1966

The String Cheese Incident Upcoming Shows:
June 28 – Electric Forest – Rothbury, MI
June 29 – Electric Forest – Rothbury, MI
June 20 – Electric Forest – Rothbury, MI

Tame Impala Upcoming Shows:
Feb 19 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
Feb 20 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
Feb 21 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
Feb 22 – The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
Feb 23 – The Georgia Theater – Athens, GA
Feb 25 – Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
Feb 26 – Stubb’s Waller Creek – Austin, TX
Feb 27 – Granada Theater – Tulsa, OK

Rusty Ps Upcoming Shows:
There are no upcoming shows scheduled at this time.

Black Interest Genre, Akashic Books:

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…