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RJ Smith

RJ Smith is the author of American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert Frank. He edits for the Capital & Main website, and has written for GQ, the L.A. Times, Vogue, and Maggot Brain. His The One: The Life and Music of James Brown, was listed on the NY Times Book Review's "100 Notable Books of 2012," and his 2006 The Great Black Way won a California Book Award. He is working on a biography of Chuck Berry in the age of MeToo, and lives in Chicken Corner, California.

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