New ‘Soul Train’ Book

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Author and documentary filmmaker Nelson George joined us live to share the full story of Soul Train in his new book “The Hippest Trip In America: Soul Train And The Evolution Of Culture & Style.”

Nelson George specializes in documenting and celebrating African American culture. He has written several classic black music histories, including Where Did Our Love Go?: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound, The Death of Rhythm & Blues, and Hip Hop America. He also co-edited The James Brown Reader: 50 Years of Writing About the Godfather of Soul. His most recent novel is The Plot Against Hip Hop. He has also contributed to major articles on the films The Help, Pariah, and 12 Years a Slave to the New York Times. George directed the HBO film Life Support, as well as the VH1 documentary Finding the Funk.

Nelson George in conversation with Soul Train dancer Marco De Santiago
Book Signings:

Wednesday, April 2nd at 7:00PM
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 659-3110

Thursday, April 3rd at 7:00PM
Eso Won Books
4327 Degnan Blvd
Los Angeles, California  90008