Jonathan Abrams is a staff writer at The New York Times and bestselling author of All The Pieces Matter, The Inside Story of The Wire and Boys Among Men. His latest book, The Come Up, An Oral History of the Rise of Hip-Hop, publishes in October. He was previously a staff writer at Bleacher Report ESPN's Grantland, and the Los Angeles Times and is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
WORKS BY THE AUTHOR
THE COME UP
The music that would come to be known as hip-hop was born at a party in the Bronx in the summer of 1973. Now, fifty years later, it’s the most popular music genre in America. More >>
ALL THE PIECES MATTER
The definitive oral history of the iconic and beloved TV show The Wire, as told by the actors, writers, directors, and others involved in its creation. More >>
BOYS AMONG MEN
The definitive, never-before-told story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA. More >>