Search - List of Books by Nelson George

Nelson George (born September 1, 1957) is an African American author, columnist, music and culture critic, journalist, and filmmaker. He has been nominated twice for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

He attended St. John's University, after which he served as a music editor for Billboard magazine from 1982 to 1989. While there, George published two books; Where Did Our Love Go: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound in 1986, and The Death of Rhythm & Blues in 1988. Nelson also wrote a column, entitled "Native Son," for the Village Voice from 1988 to 1992. He first got involved in film when, in 1986, he helped to finance director Spike Lee's debut feature She's Gotta Have It. It has long been rumoured George is the target and inspiration behind the Prince song All the Critics Love U N New York.

He has been a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, New York.

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Total Books: 74
What Is Hip-Hop
2017 - What Is Hip-hop (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781617755842
ISBN-10: 1617755842
Genres: Arts & Photography, Children's Books
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To Funk and Die in LA
2017 - To Funk and Die in La [A D Hunter Mystery] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781617755866
ISBN-10: 1617755869
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Hippest Trip in America Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture  Style
The Lost Treasures of RB
2015 - The Lost Treasures of Rb [A D Hunter Mystery] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781617753169
ISBN-10: 1617753165
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Plot Against Hip Hop A Novel
2011 - The Plot Against Hip Hop a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781617750243
ISBN-10: 1617750247
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Thriller The Musical Life of Michael Jackson
City Kid A Writer's Memoir of Ghetto Life and Post-Soul Success
The Best of Best American Erotica 2008
2008 - The Best of Best American Erotica 2008 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780739492420
ISBN-10: 073949242X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Where Did Our Love Go The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound
2007 - Where Did Our Love Go the Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound [Music in American Life] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780252074981
ISBN-10: 025207498X
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Money, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Post-Soul Nation  The Explosive Contradictory Triumphant and Tragic 1980s as Experienced by African Americans ks
2005 - Post-soul Nation the Explosive Contradictory Triumphant and Tragic 1980s As Experienced By African Americans Ks [Previously Known as Blacks and Before That Negroes] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143034476
ISBN-10: 0143034472
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Hip Hop America
2005 - Hip Hop America (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143035152
ISBN-10: 0143035150
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
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The Accidental Hunter  A D Hunter Mystery
2005 - The Accidental Hunter a D Hunter Mystery (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780743235525
ISBN-10: 0743235525
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Where Did Our Love Go The Rise and Fall of the Motown
2003 - Where Did Our Love Go the Rise and Fall of the Motown (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780711995116
ISBN-10: 0711995117
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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The Death of Rhythm and Blues
2003 - The Death of Rhythm and Blues (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780142004081
ISBN-10: 0142004081
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Night Work  A Novel
2003 - Night Work a Novel (Paperback)Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780743235518
ISBN-10: 0743235517
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Die Abrafaxe Mosaik Sammelband 05
2002 - Die Abrafaxe Mosaik Sammelband 05 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783932667657
ISBN-10: 3932667654
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XXX Drei Jahrzehnte Hip-Hop
2002 - Xxx Drei Jahrzehnte Hip-hop (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783936086034
ISBN-10: 3936086036
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R  B Die Geschichte der schwarzen Musik
2002 - R B Die Geschichte Der Schwarzen Musik (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783936086041
ISBN-10: 3936086044
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Blackface  Reflections on African Americans in the Movies
One Woman Short
2001 - One Woman Short (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743218603
ISBN-10: 0743218604
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Buppies B-Boys Baps and Bohos Notes on Post-Soul Black Culture
2001 - Buppies B-boys Baps and Bohos Notes on Post-soul Black Culture (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780306810275
ISBN-10: 0306810271
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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