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Nik Cohn
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Nik Cohn is the author of six previous books, as well as two collaborations with the artist Guy Peellaert. He was born in London, raised in Northern Ireland, and now lives on Shelter Island, New York.

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The Heart of the World

Written by Nik Cohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 380 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 2, 1993
Price: $23.00

“This is a compelling and highly original journey up Broadway from the Battery to Times Square. The title comes from an old song about this famous street of broken dreams and promises. Two of Broadway’s unique inhabitants—a punk Soviet emigre and a cross-dressing hooker serve as guides. Along the way we... Read more >
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The Heart of the World

Written by Nik Cohn


Format: eBook, 380 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $16.99

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Written by Nik Cohn


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $14.99

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Triksta
Life and Death and New Orleans Rap
Written by Nik Cohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $13.95

In Triksta, a masterful observer of movements that emerge from dark corners to become worldwide phenomena—early rock ’n’ roll and “Saturday Night Fever,” to name but two—gives us a mesmerizing account of a city, its music, and a way of life that often embraces death.

Nik Cohn’s love of hip-hop goes back... Read more >
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Triksta
Life and Death and New Orleans Rap
Written by Nik Cohn


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

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