Now and Then
by Gil Scott-Heron
Publication Date: Feb 04, 2020
List Price: $16.00
Format: Paperback, 144 pages
Imprint: Canongate Books
Publisher: Canongate Books
Parent Company: Canongate Books
Now And Then is not merely a collection of a songwriter’s lyrics; the song-poems of this undisputed ’bluesologist’ triumphantly stand on their own, evoking the rhythm and urgency which have distinguished Gil Scott-Heron’s career.
This collection of poems 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 everyday life. His message is black, political, historically accurate, urgent, uncompromising and mature and as relevant now as ever.
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