Kevin Young - The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness

Award-winning poet Kevin Young (Jelly Roll, For the Confederate Dead), whose work has been featured in Best American and on NPR's All Things Considered, returns to the Booksmith for his first work of nonfiction. The Grey Album, winner of the Greywolf Press Nonfiction Prize is a history of the African-American tradition of storytelling, telling tales, fibbing, improvising, and "jazzing" that shows African-American culture as American culture and art as the center of our daily lives.

Event date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
279 Harvard Street
Coolidge Corner
02446-2908 Brookline
The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555976071
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - March 13th, 2012