Princess Noire Now on Sale

Nadine Cohodas’s “dramatic portrait” of Nina Simone, “an uncompromising, audacious, and beleaguered musical genius of conscience” (Booklist, starred review)
Princess Noire, is now on sale from Pantheon Books.

Cohodas is the author of the acclaimed Dinah Washington biography Queen, and here comes a complete account of the triumphs and difficulties of the brilliant and high-tempered Nina Simone. Her distinctive voice and music occupy a singular place in the canon of American song.