Friends,

The paperback of the Beautiful Struggle, my memoir of growing up in West Baltimore during the Crack Age, while addicted to D&D, X-Men and Public Enemy.

More to the point I'll be taking a break from Warcraft, and reading at 7 P.M. this evening at the Court Street Barnes and Noble, in Brooklyn. Please come out--but only if you plan to tell me how awesome I am. Life is short. And my ego is fragile.

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