Le Freak

Warning: This riveting memoir from the musician behind era-defining songs like "Le Freak," "Good Times," "We Are Family,"  and "I'm Coming Out" is highly addictive. From his candid portrait of childhood among drug-devoted hipsters to his rise as a performer and producer (collaborators range from Diana to Madonna) Nile Rodgers demonstrates a keen appreciation of life's ironies,  and an unwavering devotion to family.  A true story that never misses a beat.

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Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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