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Robin D.G. Kelley

Author, 'Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original'

Robin D. G. Kelley, who teaches at UCLA, is the author of the remarkable biography <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1439190461/counterpunchmaga" target="_blank"><em>Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original</em></a> (2009) and most recently <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0674046242/counterpunchmaga" target="_blank"><em>Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times</em> </a>(2012).

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