Thursday, September 4, 2014

Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original by Robin D.G. Kelley

Buy this Book Now!

The first full biography of pianist/composer Thelonious Monk, written by noted historian,with full access to the family's archives and with dozens of interviews.

    Winner - Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, Best Non-Fiction Book  
    Winner - Best Book About Jazz, Jazz Journalists
Association, 2009

    Winner - Music in American Culture
Award, American Musicological Association

    Winner - Ambassador Award for Book of Special
Distinction, English Speaking Union

    Winner - PEN Open Book Award, PEN American Center
    Winner - ASCAP Deems-Taylor Award

    Finalist, 2010 PEN USA
Literary Award

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