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The Plot Against Hip Hop

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

The Lost Treasures of R&B: A D Hunter Mystery

D Hunter, bodyguard-turned-PI, is back, investigating a murder that lures him into the heart of rhythm-and-blues history.

Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean

Eight talented Caribbean poets are featured in this second publication from Peekash Press.

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Upcoming Events

Patricia A. Smith — The Ballroom at Sauced, Evansville, IN

6/2/17, 6:30pm

The Year of Needy Girls Midwest book launch. A conversation with author Patricia A. Smith and Some Go Hungry author J. Patrick Redmond, moderated by Kaylie Jones. Presented in association with First Fridays and Evansville Pride. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be available.

Achy Obejas — Bay Area Book Festival, Alta Stage (at Freight and Salvage), Berkeley, CA

6/3/17, 7:00pm

This special Saturday night event brings together ten acclaimed authors to explore the concept of “radical hope,” a guiding principle of the Bay Area Book Festival this year and the title of a new anthology conceived by Oakland writer Carolina de Robertis shortly after the latest Presidential election. She asked award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, […]

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