Books & Beats: January 2, 2016
With a wink to one of the late rapper Biggie Smalls’s several monikers, The Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Dey Street Books), a biography co-written by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, chronicles the life of the second woman to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court from her childhood to the present. In her review, Betsy Burton says, “The notorious and determined RBG has become my version of a superhero, saving the fate of man—and woman—kind.
The State Room has been voted Utah’s best concert venue by readers of different local magazines more than once. Austen’s got two State Room shows on his list this week.
Music heard on this Books & Beats:
Intro: “Mo Money Mo Problems (feat. Mase & Puff Daddy)” by The Notorious B.I.G.
1: “Dream” by BoomBox
2: “Mouthful” by Badfeather