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Even in Paradise

A modern-day King Lear, a novel of greed, resentment, jealousy, betrayal, and romance set in Trinidad, Jamaica, and Barbados.

May Digit

Excerpts from our three May releases: Every Boy Should Have a Man by Preston L. Allen, The Family Mansion by Anthony C. Winkler, and the second installment in the Open Lens imprint, The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave.

The Bernice L. McFadden Collection

Four Bernice L. McFadden classics collected into a single digital edition.

**All orders placed directly from our website are for paperback editions of the books.**

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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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