A Little Devil in America, by Hanif Abdurraqib

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In this breathtaking collection of essays, the poet and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib offers up stunning commentary on myriad forms of Black performance. From detailing schoolyard fights and games of spades among friends to Merry Clayton's midnight recording session with the Rolling Stones, Abdurraqib expertly weaves together memoir, history, and critique. The result is a gorgeous and heartbreaking reflection on American culture, both past and present. 

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ISBN: 9781984801203
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 8th, 2022