D. Watkins: Author Talk & Book Signing
Baltimorean and Salon columnist D. Watkins gives an author talk and book signing of his newest book The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir about his childhood growing up in East Baltimore, dropping out of college, being drawn to his brother’s drug empire, and ultimately escaping from a world of violence and destruction.
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and "Best Memoir 2016," Baltimore City Paper
Praise for The Cook Up
"THE COOK UP is an important story for both black and white America, as well as this country's political leadership, to read, if we're truly going to tackle the challenges that are facing our communities all across the country."—Chuck Todd, correspondent on NBC's Meet the Press
"THE COOK UP is classic and cinematic, told with an observational acuity that hits you where it hurts." —Frannie Kelley, host of NPR's Microphone Chec
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