Sunday, August 19, 2012

Ishmael Reed: Going Too Far, Essays About America's Nervous Breakdown

Show description for Sunday 8/5/2012 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This afternoon, on the 5 o'clock hour, poet, playwright, essayist, novelist, and songwriter, Ishmael Reed, returns to New Day Jazz to discuss his most recent book, Going Too Far: Essays About America's Nervous Breakdown.
A preeminent figure in American art and literature, and a towering presence in international poetry, Mr. Reed continues to be one of the most innovative and inspiring writers working today.

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