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There is a new book out about the very interesting life of Gil Scott-Heron, the poet and recording artist who died last May at the age of 62. The memoir, which was pieced together from fragments of his writing over the years, is by no means fragmentary, according to a review in the NY Times. Scott-Heron made a big splash in the early 1970s with “The Revolution Will Not be Televised” and several other spoken word poems recorded and put out on an album with “The Last Poets”. More in coming days.