They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

Essays

They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us (2017)

285 pages

English language

Published Nov. 8, 2017

ISBN:
9781937512651
OCLC Number:
975021848

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"In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib's is a voice that matters. Whether he's attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown's grave, or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen show, he writes with a poignancy and magnetism that resonates profoundly. In essays that have been published by the New York Times, MTV, and Pitchfork, among others--along with original, previously unreleased essays-- Abdurraquib uses music and culture as a lens through which to view our world, so that we might better understand ouselves, and in doing so proves himself a bellwether for out times." --

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  • American essays