Christopher Knowles: In a Word
Gregory R. Miller & Company
March 27, 2018
8.3 X 1.0 X 11.0 inches | 2.1 pounds
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About the Author
John Corbett is a widely recognized jazz scholar and a former artistic director of the Berlin Jazz Festival. He teaches at the Art Institute of Chicago. Anthony Elms is an artist and writer. He is editor of WhiteWalls and assistant director of Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Terri Kapsalis is a Chicago-based writer, performer, and founding member of Theater Oobleck. She teaches at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Before working at The New Yorker, Hilton Als was a staff writer for The Village Voice and an editor-at-large at Vibe. He has also written articles for The Nation and collaborated on film scripts for Swoon and Looking for Langston. The winner of writing awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists and the Guggenheim Foundation, he lives in New York City.
When he was nineteen, Christopher Knowles lived in Italy and went on to study Italian. He went on to lead tour groups to Eastern Europe, Russia and China, during the Cold War period. His book, The Red Line, is an account of his fascinating travels in some of the worlds most politically hostile and totalitarian countries, in the last years of the communist period. The account follows the journeys taken and the numerous problems while travelling through the Iron and Bamboo curtain. Christopher Knowles has written a number of travel guides, on city's in Eastern Europe and the Far East. He currently writes for an house travel magazine.