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 the former editor of Overland. He is the co-author (with Jill Sparrow) of Radical Melbourne: A Secret History and Radical Melbourne 2: The Enemy Within, the editor (with Antony Loewenstein) of Left Turn: Essays for the New Left and the author of Communism: a love story, Killing: Misadventures in violence, and Money Shot: A Journey into Censorship and Porn.  On Twitter, he's @Jeff_Sparrow.

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