Description - Now And Then by Gil Scott-Heron
This collection carries the reader from the global topics of political hypocrisy and the dangers posed by capitalist culture to painfully personal themes and the realities of modern day life. The message is black, political, historically accurate and ucompromising. It sets out to illuminate a philosophy of life that holds human affection as well as artistic and political responsibility as the underlying factors that inspire his work. The author writes to and about the people.
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(214mm x 135mm x 10mm)
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Author Biography - Gil Scott-Heron
GIL SCOTT-HERON was born in Chicago in 1949. He has been opening eyes, minds and souls for thirty years. A highly influential and widely admired singer, proto-rapper, jazz pianist, published poet, novelist and socio-political commentator, Scott-Heron remains a unique and major figure in global music. With over fifteen albums to his name, his politically charged output has won him an international following. His work illuminates a philosophy of life that holds human affection as well as political and artistic responsibility as the underlying factors that inspire his writing.