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Asali Solomon

Asali Solomon was born and raised in Philadelphia. Get Down, her first book, earned her a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, was chosen as one of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” for 2007, and was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award.

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Disgruntled

Asali Solomon

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An elegant, vibrant, startling coming-of-age novel, for anyone who’s ever felt the shame of being aliveKenya Curtis is only eight years old, but she knows that she’s...

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Get Down

Asali Solomon

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Asali Solomon's characters are vivid misfits--a heathen at Jesus camp, a scheming prep-school student, a middle-aged mom pining for her salsa-dancing salad days, a scheming twentysomething virgin,...

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