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Launch of Gil Scott Heron Is on Parole

That clip from the new Gil Scott Heron album is by way of reminder that Maxine Clarke’s launching her new book of poetry Gil Scott Heron Is on Parole at Readings, Carlton at 6.30 pm on 18 February.

You can buy the book on the night or via Picaro Press. You might also want to check out Maxine’s recent essay ‘The Unbearable Whiteness of Beauty’ from Overland 196.

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Jeff Sparrow is a writer, broadcaster and editor. His recent books include Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right and No Way But This: In Search of Paul Robeson.

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