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Ep. 160 Black People Doing Spectacular Things with Hanif Abdurraqib

from The Stacks | Published 4/21/2021

On this week's episode we're joined by Hanif Abdurraqib. Hanif is an author, poet, music and cultural critic, and the host of the podcast Object of Sound. We talk today about his newest book, A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance. We talk today about how Hanif expanded the definition of performance, restraint as a tool in writing, and finding gratitude amidst grief. Click here to be part of The Stacks fundraiser for Million Book Project.You can find links to everything we discuss on today's show on The Stacks' Website: SUPPORT THE STACKSJoin The Stacks Pack on PatreonLibro.FM - get two audiobooks for the price of one when you use code THESTACKS at checkout. Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with Libro.FM!Purchasing books through or Amazon earns The Stacks a small commission.Connect with Hanif: Instagram |

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