Search Results: "Touré"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PORTABLE PROMISED LAND by Touré
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Agreeably shocking, sharply perceptive, quite funny."
Hip-hop culture gets both glorified and sent up, sometimes in the same sentence, in a debut collection by essayist and Rolling Stone contributing editor Touré. Read full book review >

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NEVER DRANK THE KOOL-AID by Touré
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2006

"Still, this is a wholly involving and piercingly intelligent examination of contemporary popular culture."
Collected dispatches of the de Tocqueville of the Hip-Hop Nation. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"A likely bellwether for America's future struggles with race."
A personal and scholarly dissection of race issues in modern America. Read full book review >

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SOUL CITY by Touré
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2004

"Not half as imaginative as it may think, yet still fun in a grandly silly fashion."
Well, what other name would you give paradise? Read full book review >

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I WOULD DIE 4 U by Touré
Released: March 19, 2013

"Mostly engaging and will hold greatest appeal to readers who are already fans of Touré, Prince or both."
Interpretive exegesis of the songs and style of the artist formerly and currently known as Prince. Read full book review >