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NPR: "Driving The King" A Story Long In The Works

Driving The King is a fictionalized account of the adventures of Nat King Cole and his bodyguard driver. Author Ravi Howard says the idea was planted long ago.

The Burden of History: an Interview with Ravi Howard

"Growing up in Montgomery, I heard stories about the Civil Rights Movement from people who never became famous. That experience had an impact on my storytelling."

Salon.com: Ravi Howard on singer Nat King Cole

"Driving the King's" author talks about Nat King Cole: "The Jackie Robinson of television", the South and when it's OK to take liberties with history.

Book Page: What they're reading - Ravi HowarD

We were curious about the books Howard has enjoyed reading lately, so we asked him to recommend three favorites, which he graciously agreed to share.

The Rumpus: The Sunday Rumpus Interview - Ravi HowarD

Howard’s first novel, set in Mobile, Alabama, is about a lynching that occurs in the 1980s. Howard’s second novel, set in Montgomery, Alabama, is about a man who saves singer Nat King Cole from a mob and ends up with a job as his chauffeur. Of course, both novels are about so much more.

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© 2020 by Ravi Howard.  Author Photos by Beri Irving.

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