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  1. #51
    BECOMING RICHARD PRYOR by Scott Saul

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  3. #53
    Slowly and surely I am getting through "Motown - The Sound of Young America".

  4. #54
    In a Dark, Dark Wood....by Ruth Ware



    http://www.simonandschuster.com/book.../9781501112331

  5. #55
    Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi (a re-imagining of the Snow White legend told through the lens of an African-American family passing for White)

  6. #56
    I bought Custodian of the Hummingbird - Al Kent

    Looking forward to getting that

  7. #57
    THE FAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH: THE SECRET CLOSETS OF AMERICAN CULTURE by Anthony Heilbut

  8. #58
    'I Remember You'....by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
    http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-en...n-8282488.html
    Last edited by lakeside; 11-16-2017 at 11:00 PM.

  9. #59
    Redefining Realness by Janet Mock

  10. #60
    Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me by Janet Mock

  11. #61
    The kennedy curse,BY EDWARD KLEIN.

  12. #62
    Member of the Family...Dianne Lake
    http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/...family-w509988

  13. #63
    Quote Originally Posted by lakeside View Post
    Wow. My partner would love that.

    My current one: UNDERGROUND AIRLINES by Ben H. Winters.

    https://www.amazon.com/Underground-A.../dp/0316261246

  14. #64
    Hey sansradio,
    Here are a couple of podcasts you may be interested in:
    EP 36, Scott Saul on "Becoming Richard Pryor" (Jan 31, 2015)

    A conversation with Scott Saul, author of the new biography, "Becoming Richard Pryor."
    http://podbay.fm/show/379453196/e/1424667600?autostart=1


    Jennifer Lee Pryor (Feb 23, 2015)

    Richard Pryor's widow Jennifer Lee Pryor stops by Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about how she and Richard met, what she loved about him, what she misses about him, codependence, her relationship with his kids, drugs and threesomes, marrying, divorcing and marrying him again, her involvement in the upcoming biopic, executive producing and appearing in Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic, domestic violence, Richard's suicide attempt, other women, the N-word, Bill Cosby, Mike Epps and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

    http://podbay.fm/show/379453196/e/1424667600?autostart=1

  15. #65
    Fantastic! Thanks, Dylan, and welcome aboard!

  16. #66
    White Is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

    lakeside, this one might be right up your alley:

    https://www.amazon.com/White-Witchin.../dp/0385526059

  17. #67
    The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies by Jonathan Alter

  18. #68
    I'm still trying to get my hands on "Fire And Fury". I'm told everywhere I go that it's sold out, backordered, and that as soon as anyone gets any copies, they're all sold within minutes. I don't want the Kindle version.

  19. #69
    Quote Originally Posted by soulster View Post
    I'm still trying to get my hands on "Fire And Fury". I'm told everywhere I go that it's sold out, backordered, and that as soon as anyone gets any copies, they're all sold within minutes. I don't want the Kindle version.
    I thought I wanted to read it as well until I heard from liberal, moderate AND conservative voices that it's riddled with typos and inaccuracies. Let us know if and when you get your hands on one.

  20. #70
    Quote Originally Posted by sansradio View Post
    I thought I wanted to read it as well until I heard from liberal, moderate AND conservative voices that it's riddled with typos and inaccuracies. Let us know if and when you get your hands on one.
    Every stinkin' day, the shithole proves that everything in the book describes him to a "T", with the "i"s dotted! From everything i've heard from progressives and moderates, and psychologists, it's quite accurate. The only people who don't like it and say it's fake news is shithole's supporters.

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    The Black Calhouns by Gail Lumet Buckley [a history of Lena Horne's family on her mother side by Lena's daughter]

  23. #73
    ELIZABETH AND MICHAEL: THE QUEEN OF HOLLYWOOD AND THE KING OF POP - A LOVE STORY by Donald Bogle
    Last edited by sansradio; 03-04-2018 at 12:26 AM.

  24. #74
    Quote Originally Posted by sansradio View Post
    White Is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

    lakeside, this one might be right up your alley:

    https://www.amazon.com/White-Witchin.../dp/0385526059
    Thank you sansradio...I'll definitely check that one out. Indeed, right up my alley!

  25. #75
    Anonymous....Christine Benedict....local author. I even know where that house is!
    https://www.authorchristinebenedict.com/

  26. #76
    Just finished 'Kill Creek'. This one ticked all the boxes in the haunted house genre.
    https://evilbookpusheroverlord.com/2...-scott-thomas/

  27. #77
    Quote Originally Posted by sansradio View Post
    The Black Calhouns by Gail Lumet Buckley [a history of Lena Horne's family on her mother side by Lena's daughter]
    Correction: This is a history of Lena's paternal grandmother's family.

  28. #78
    Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band. Highly recommended !


  29. #79
    Prince: The Man and His Music by Matt Thorne

    I received this as a gift about two weeks after he died and am finally going for it. It's a 500+ page exploration of the work. No idle gossip here, just a solid, exhaustive artistic appraisal. Loving it.

    https://www.amazon.com/Prince-Man-Mu.../dp/1572841877

  30. #80
    Rails Under My Back by Jeffery Renard Allen [a sweeping family saga likened to work by Morrison, Joyce, Faulkner and Ellison, among others]:

    https://www.graywolfpress.org/books/rails-under-my-back

  31. #81
    https://www.bookpeople.com/event/sus...rd-isle-dreams
    Martha's Vineyard....Isle of Dream, Susan Branch

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  33. #83
    A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

    The Man Booker Prize-winning novel loosely based on the assassination attempt on Bob Marley in 1976--16 pages in and I'm utterly spellbound.

    https://www.amazon.com/Brief-History.../dp/1594633940

  34. #84
    The legs are the last to go-diahann carroll.

  35. #85
    Quote Originally Posted by arr&bee View Post
    The legs are the last to go-diahann carroll.
    I loved it! Even better than her first book.

  36. #86
    WHITE MUSIC: THE BARRY WHITE STORY by Tom Rubython.

  37. #87
    Quote Originally Posted by reese View Post
    WHITE MUSIC: THE BARRY WHITE STORY by Tom Rubython.
    I saw this in Barnes and Noble; my partner and I guffawed all the way home about the clever title. Give us a review when you finish!

  38. #88
    Coppelia-Birdsong Guest
    I just finished reading The Lost Supreme (I cried several times, my baby Flo deserved SO MUCH better from so many people and from life itself) and Red Azealia by Anchee Min. I am also reading The Last Empress (about the empress dowager Cixi), a book about Anne Boelyn and another about how to pick up weed and say really horrible things about people's mothers in Mandarin. It's very useful.

  39. #89
    Quote Originally Posted by Coppelia-Birdsong View Post
    I just finished reading The Lost Supreme (I cried several times, my baby Flo deserved SO MUCH better from so many people and from life itself) and Red Azealia by Anchee Min. I am also reading The Last Empress (about the empress dowager Cixi), a book about Anne Boelyn and another about how to pick up weed and say really horrible things about people's mothers in Mandarin. It's very useful.
    LOL! Welcome to The Forum! Yes, The Lost Supreme is certainly a tearjerker.

  40. #90
    THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP by Charles Dickens

  41. #91
    Coppelia-Birdsong Guest
    How did so many bad people hurt her? Why did they get away with it? Why would they e even want to hurt someone so sweet and hurt her so badly? I hope the pos who raped her is rotting in hell.

  42. #92
    The City & The City by China Mieville

  43. #93
    About to buy The Warren Commission report.

  44. #94
    Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston
    The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"

  45. #95
    Quote Originally Posted by nysister View Post
    Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston
    The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"
    Very cool. This book is a cause for celebration! Give us a review when you're done, please!

  46. #96
    Just finished...

    BEAUTIFUL MUSIC by Michael Zadoorian

    Set in Redford High School in the early-mid 70's. It's a good read.

  47. #97
    I just finished[the hippest trip in america]which is of course the history of soul train by nelson george.

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  49. #99
    So Much Blue by Percival Everett

  50. #100
    Stand Up Straight and Sing! by Jessye Norman

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