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Subject: Featured Music/Pop Culture/Art Titles

Black Music

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The long-awaited reissue of the sequel to Amiri Baraka’s seminal work, BLUES PEOPLE, and latest selection in the AkashiClassics Renegade Reprint Series. This collection of essays by Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones includes a new introduction by the author and Q&A by Calvin Reid.

From a Basement in Seattle

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Pearl Jam’s longtime in-house designer, Brad Klausen, presents his first book of visually stunning poster art. With introductions by Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament from Pearl Jam.

Hard Art, DC 1979

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Pulitzer prize–winning photographer Lucian Perkins captures four electrifying punk shows in Washington, DC, in 1979, with narrative by Alec MacKaye and an essay by Henry Rollins.

Infinity Blues

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World-famous singer-songwriter Ryan Adams reveals his prodigious talents as a poetry and fiction writer.

Forthcoming Titles

Unstrung—Limited Edition Preorder with Exclusive Lyric Chapbook

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Forthcoming: 8/3/21

Iconoclastic guitar player Marc Ribot offers up essays and stories in his darkly funny and subversive debut collection, Unstrung, combined in this LIMITED EDITION PREORDER with an exclusive, 100-page lyric chapbook, Selected Lyrics.

THIS PAGE IS FOR THE LIMITED EDITION PACKAGE OF UNSTRUNG WITH BOOKPLATES SIGNED BY MARC RIBOT AND THE EXCLUSIVE LYRIC CHAPBOOK, SELECTED LYRICS. All preorders will ship on or before August 3, 2021.