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Spoken Word


  
Aloud - Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe
by Miguel Algarin
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Retail Price: $9.99 
Aloud is an edgy and enormous collection that gathers the varied and invariably exciting work of many poets who regularly read and/or perform at the Nuyorican Poets Caf?. This caf?, a longtime haven of bohemian verse and emerging artistry on  [ more ]

  
Listen Up! by Zoe Angelsey, Editor
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Retail Price: $9.99 
"Today, the poetry scene flourishes at New York open-mic spots like the Nuyorican Poets Caf?, Brooklyn's YWCA Tea Party and Harlem's Sugar Shack. Progeny of hip poets--the Beats of the 50s and protest poets of the 60s and 70s--these up-and-coming  [ more ]

  
Burning Down the House
by Roger Bonair-Agard
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Retail Price: $9.99 
In the summer of 1998 they took the belt at the National Poetry Slam, the first team from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. These five poets stand at the vanguard of the slam movement, with verse that is passionate, tight, political  [ more ]

  
Ahhhh!
A Tribute to Brother Blue & Ruth Edmonds Hill by Brother Blue
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Retail Price: $9.99 
This book is a celebration of an extraordinary storyteller and, like all books, it needed a title. Brother Blue is a master of the spoken word, shaping it improvisationally into rhymes and rhythms as a jazz musician bends notes. Blue  [ more ]

  
The Spoken Word Revolution
Slam, Hip Hop & the Poetry of a New Generation
by Mark Eleveld
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Retail Price: $9.99 
Few people can say that they single-handedly created a whole new art form. Marc Smith is one of those people. Since Marc began the Poetry Slam in 1987, competitive performance poetry has spread throughout the world. Through his creation of  [ more ]

  
Tears for Water - Songbook of Poems and Lyrics
by Alicia Keys
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Retail Price: $9.99 
The long-awaited songbook of poems and lyrics, penned by one of the most acclaimed music artists of her time, Alicia Keys, is finally here for her throngs of fans. When she burst onto the scene, Alicia's years of intensive classical  [ more ]

  
Bum Rush the Page - A Def Poetry Jam
by Tony Medina
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Retail Price: $9.99 
Bum Rush the Page is a groundbreaking collection, capturing the best new work from the poets who have brought fresh energy, life, and relevance to American poetry.  [ more ]

  
American Dreams by Sapphire
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In the tradition of Alice Walker, this electrifying new African American voice delivers the verdict on the urban condition in a sensual, propulsive, and prophetic book of poetry and prose.  [ more ]

  
The Moments, the Minutes, the Hours
The Poetry of Jill Scott
by Jill Scott
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Writing poems and keeping a journal since 1991, Jill Scott now shares her personal poetry collection in the Moments, the Minutes, the Hours. Praised for her earthy, honestly erotic, soulful and very real lyrics, Jill Scott explores all the flavors  [ more ]

  
Now and Then by Gil Scott-Heron
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Now and Then is the most comprehensive and wide-ranging collection of Gil Scott-Heron's poetry ever to be published and draws on work written over four decades.  [ more ]


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