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Nelson George Two Book Set

For a limited time, purchase both The Lost Treasures of R&B and The Plot Against Hip Hop together for only $15!

The Girl with the Golden Shoes

A dazzling coming-of-age novella, now an Essence Magazine best seller, by Jamaica’s top-selling writer.

The Plot Against Hip Hop

A bad-ass noir novel set in hip hop culture, by best-selling and critically-acclaimed author Nelson George.

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Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL EVENT: Etan Thomas – Politics & Prose (Washington, DC)

1/24/22, 8:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: All our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET) unless otherwise indicated. Etan Thomas presents his new book Police Brutality and White Supremacy in conversation with PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor. This virtual event will be hosted by Politics & Prose, with full details and registration link TBA; please visit Politics […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Alex Wheatle, Courttia Newland – Books Inc. (San Francisco, CA)

1/29/22, 3:00pm

Please note: start times for our virtual events are listed in Eastern time (ET). Alex Wheatle (Kemosha of the Caribbean) and Courttia Newland (Cosmogramma) present their recent works in a virtual event hosted by Books Inc. and moderated by Jerry Thompson. This event will be held over Zoom and is free to attend with Eventbrite […]

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