Caryn Thurman • November 15th, 2005
If 50 Cent's book From Pieces to Weight
only made you hungry for more from the world of gangster street thug rap literature, prepare to feast. In a deal with MTV/Pocket Books, Fiddy is launching a new unit, G-Unit Books
. The series of novellas and graphic novels, set to hit the market in 2007, will focus on "the truth about The Life; the sex, guns and cash; the brutal highs and short lives of the players on the streets" and will feature G-Unit's own virtuosos Lloyd Banks and Young Buck, in addition to more established "street" authors like Nikki Turner. My own personal hope is that G-Unit Books will also develop a line of hand-crafted chapbooks, complete with bullet hole binding and G-Unit spinner paper pop-ups (calling Robert Sabuda...) built into the covers. We can always dream ...