Search Results: "Sister Souljah"


BOOK REVIEW

MIDNIGHT by Sister Souljah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2008

"Lengthy coming-of-age set apart by the hero's African identity, but never is the willful Midnight believable as a 14-year-old."
A young Sudanese immigrant struggles to hold onto his traditional values while growing up on New York's meanest streets. Read full book review >

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THE COLDEST WINTER EVER by Sister Souljah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1999

"Thinness aside: riveting stuff, with language so frank it curls your hair. (Author tour)"
Debut novel by hip-hop rap artist Sister Souljah, whose No Disrespect (1994), which mixes sexual history with political diatribe, is popular in schools country-wide. Read full book review >

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NO DISRESPECT by Sister Souljah
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Part fiery political diatribe, part searing sexual history, part unintentional psychological profile, Souljah throws more heat than light."
It must be hard being right all the time, but controversial rapper and black activist Sister Souljah doesn't mind, judging from her remarkably smug, occasionally uplifting memoir. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"A book that will appeal to the author's many fans."
A novel that reads more like a memoir than fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"Nonetheless, a passionate and convincing polemic for a modern abolition movement."
The anti-death-penalty activist provides a front-row seat for some of the more horrific miscarriages of justice in modern American history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"But hatred, inanity, and incompetence help no one. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Good intentions pave the way to the usual place in this unpleasant collection of fawning interviews with exLos Angeles gang members. Read full book review >