P&P Live! Randall Kennedy in conversation with Kiese Laymon

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Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 1:00pm

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The twentieth anniversary edition of one of the most controversial books ever published on race and language is now more relevant than ever in this season of racial reckoning.

Randall Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations. He is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia, the American Law Institute, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the author of seven books.

Kennedy will be in conversation with Kiese Laymon, the author of the genre-bending novel, Long Division and the essay collection, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. Laymon’s bestselling memoir, Heavy: An American Memoir, won multiple awards including the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. Laymon is the recipient of 2020-2021 Radcliffe Fellowship at Harvard.He is the founder of “The Catherine Coleman Literary Arts and Justice Initiative,” a program aimed at getting Mississippi kids and their parents more comfortable reading, writing, revising and sharing.


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Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word  - with a New Introduction by the Author Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593316528
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: Pantheon - February 8th, 2022

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