Books by Donnell Alexander

BEYOND ELLIS D by Donnell Alexander
Released: Oct. 18, 2012

"Question: 'What can baseball teach us in the age of Adderall?' Alexander's answer: That a myopic culture that values production above all else has always been with us."
An idiosyncratic memoir/tribute to Dock Ellis, the man who threw a major league no-hitter in June 1970 while kited on LSD. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2003

"Some will appreciate Alexander's recollection of rap's bling-bling '90s, while others will be haunted by the portrait of his delinquent father."
A mix of young-black-journalist memoir and rural family history, told with plenty of analytical flossing. Read full book review >