He’s got a loving family, a taste for making trouble, and a wicked sense of humor. His first book, Don’t Let My Mama Read This, is a rarity—an upbeat memoir about a blessedly normal childhood written by a natural-born storyteller. In it, he offers a warm, witty look at the pleasures and pitfalls of growing up in a close-knit Southern family, from a young man who’s just like you, only funnier.
HADJII wrote, directed, and starred in the film Somebodies, which had its premiere at Sundance in 2006. A series based on Somebodies, also written by, directed by, starring, and executive-produced by Hadjii, is slated to appear on BET, the first… More about Hadjii
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Published by Crown Archetype Apr 02, 2009| 240 Pages| ISBN 9780307494900
“We were reading it aloud during a car trip and were laughing so hard we had to pull off the road for safety. Honest.” —Roger Ebert
“I wouldn’t let my mom read it either, but I’d recommend it to anyone else. Hadjii has made a literary debut as fresh and funny as his first film. One of the original voices of his generation.” —Reginald Hudlin, President of Entertainment, BET