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Book Launch: Negrophobia by Darius James

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Darius James’s scabrous, unapologetically raunchy, truly hilarious, and deeply scary NEGROPHOBIA, first published in 1992 and now back in print, is a wild-eyed reckoning with the mutating insanity of American racism. A screenplay for the mind, a performance on the page, a work of poetry, a mad mix of genres and styles, a novel in the tradition of William S. Burroughs and Ishmael Reed that is like no other novel, NEGROPHOBIA begins with the blonde bombshell Bubbles Brazil succumbing to a voodoo spell and entering the inner darkness of her own shiny being. Here crackheads parade in the guise of Muppets, Muslims beat conga drums, Negroes have numbers for names, and H. Rap Remus demands the total and instantaneous extermination of the white race through spontaneous combustion. By the end of it all, after going on a weird trip for the ages, Bubbles herself is strangely transformed.

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Date:
March 11
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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PowerHouse @ the Archway
28 Adams Street (Corner of Adams & Water Street @ the Archway), Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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