Adam Mansbach

Adam Mansbach

Adam Mansbach is an American author, and has previously been a visiting writer and professor of literature at Rutgers University-Camden, with their New Voices Visiting Writers program . Mansbach wrote the "children's book for adults" 'Go the Fuck to Sleep'. Other books Mansbach has written include 'Angry Black White Boy', a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2005, and 'The End of the Jews' . Mansbach was the founding editor of the 1990s hip-hop journal 'Elementary'. He lives in Berkeley, California and co-hosts a radio show, "Father Figures". Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Adam Mansbach has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 392 views per program.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Panel Discussion on Journalism

    Panel Discussion on Journalism

    Authors Ruben Martinez, Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West, Adam Mansbach, Rage Is Back: A Novel, Jim Lynch, Border…

  • <em>The Speech</em>

    The Speech

    A panel discussion was held by contributors to the book The Speech: Race and Barack Obama’s “A More Perfect Union" (Bloomsbury USA; August 18, 2009.…

  • What Makes a Black Book Black?

    What Makes a Black Book Black?

    Panelists discussed what makes a black book black and what the pros and cons are of such a label. Mr. Watkins is the author…

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