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November 18, 2007

41 Down, 11 To Go ("Sentences: The Life Of M.F. Grimm ") (52 Books, 52 Weeks)

When I picked up Sentences, its slim 128 pages surprised me, but you can't judge a book by its breadth. This autobiographical graphic novel from M.F. Grimm takes the hip hop icon from the set of Sesame Street to the streets of Manhattan, to the hospital with a paralyzing shooting, to jail, then back to his music. Grimm's story is harsh, and his honesty in telling it respectable and appreciated. If you love hip hop, this book is a must-read.

For two weeks, enter the coupon code "LHB001" at Atomic Books and receive 15% off this title.

My next book is the Dave Eggers-edited edition of Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007.


also at Largehearted Boy:

52 Books, 52 Weeks (2007 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2006 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2005 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2004 Edition)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)

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