Books Farah Jasmine Griffin Books by Farah Jasmine Griffin Farah Jasmine Griffin has written books about: Arts & Entertainment Nonfiction Biography & Memoir History & Society Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Farah Jasmine Griffin Review Music New Biography Reveals The Life And Legacy Of Saxophonist Dexter Gordon Fresh Air November 27, 2018 Gordon started out as a bebop prodigy in the '40s, and went on to star in the '86 film 'Round Midnight. Maxine Gordon captures her late husband's voice and music in the book Sophisticated Giant. New Biography Reveals The Life And Legacy Of Saxophonist Dexter Gordon Listen · 8:05 8:05 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/671157968/671205182" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Code Switch Harlem On Their Minds: Life In America's Black Capital September 10, 2013 Two new books published Tuesday tell the story of Harlem. The first features the white women involved in the Harlem Renaissance. And the second profiles three black female artists during World War II.