Daniel Mark Epstein presents his new biography of Nat King Cole. In this season when we so often hear Nat King Cole crooning “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…” Daniel Mark Epstein tells the story of his early years as a jazz pianist and singer, his work in the civil rights movement, and his amazing popularity which made him the first African-American with his own television show. (Note: “Nat King Cole” is published by Farrar Straus & Giroux)

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