How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America
By Kiese Laymon
(Agate Bolden, Paperback, 9781932841770, 148pp.)
Publication Date: August 2013
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After an editor asked him to tone down his racial politics, the first-time author walked away from his book deal, moved to a smaller press and eventually published two books to critical acclaim. He hopes his story helps make the case for why publishers should welcome different voices to the table. More at NPR.org
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