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Featured: Black Interest

Black Sheep Digit

In conjunction with the publication of Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet—the latest release from our Black Sheep imprint for Young Adults and Young Readers—we’ve created the Black Sheep Digit, comprising excerpts from Pills and Starships and our first two Black Sheep releases, Changers Book One: Drew by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper and Game World by C. J. Farley.

Black Music

The long-awaited reissue of the sequel to Amiri Baraka’s seminal work, BLUES PEOPLE, and latest selection in the AkashiClassics Renegade Reprint Series. This collection of essays by Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones includes a new introduction by the author and Q&A by Calvin Reid.

Limbo

An African American man confronts a heart of darkness when his family moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Norway.

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Upcoming Events

Hong Kong Noir — Sulzer Library, Chicago, IL

1/30/19, 7:00pm

Susan Blumberg-Kason and Tiffany Hawk present Hong Kong Noir at the Sulzer Library in Chicago. Books provided by The Book Cellar.

Catharine H. Murray — Portland Public Library, Portland, ME

1/30/19, 12:00pm

The Portland Public Library will be conducting a ‘lunch and learn’ reading of  Now You See The Sky by Catharine H. Murray at 12:00 pm.

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