Nelson George

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Nelson George is a celebrated writer and filmmaker whose best-selling books include The Death of Rhythm & Blues and Hip Hop America. He directed the HBO film Life Support with Queen Latifah and a documentary on dancer Misty Copeland,_ A Ballerina’s Tale_. George has written four previous novels in the D Hunter mystery series:_ The Accidental Hunter, The Plot Against Hip Hop, The Lost Treasures of R&B_, and To Funk and Die in LA. His latest novel The Darkest Hearts will be published in August.