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Hip Hop Apsara: Ghosts Past and Present
by Anne Elizabeth Moore (Goodreads Author)
Literary Nonfiction. Photography. Southeast Asia Studies. "Radical" (L.A. Times), "poignant" (Boston Globe), "should not be missed (Time), "a notable underground author" (The Onion), and "brilliant" (Kirkus) are all ways to describe Anne Elizabeth Moore and her writing. The award-winning author and artist has worked for years with young women in Cambodia on independent med ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published August 28th 2012 by Green Lantern Press
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Aug 03, 2012 Melinda rated it it was amazing
I have read graphic novels and novels with pictures, but I have never read a novel with pictures with had no words - until now. Hip Hop Apsara:Ghosts Past and Present is a book of all photographs of the city of Phnom Penh in the country of Cambodia at the Night Market. The book is about a cultural phenomenon that is occuring in the Night Market each evening. It makes things much easier to understand if you lived through, or if you have considerable knowledge of the era of the war is VietNam. Tha ...more
Anne Elizabeth Moore is an award-winning cultural critic. The Fulbright scholar and Truthout columnist behind Ladydrawers: Gender and Media in the US is also the author of Unmarketable: Brandalism, Copyfighting, Mocketing, and the Erosion of Integrity (The New Press, 2007), Hey Kidz, Buy This Book (Soft Skull, 2004), Cambodian Grrrl (Cantankerous Titles, 2011), Hip Hop Apsara (Green Lantern Press, ...moreMore about Anne Elizabeth Moore...