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Featured: Black Interest

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.

Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

What was life like for the gangs of New York and others thrown into the nineteenth-century slammer?

To Funk and Die in LA

Ex-bodyguard D Hunter is swept into the City of Angels on a dark mission to find his mysterious grandfather’s killer.

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Upcoming Events

Michael Zadoorian — Literati Bookstore, Ann Arbor, MI

1/23/20, 7:00pm

Michael Zadoorian (Beautiful Music) in conversation with Luke Geddes for the release of his novel, Heart of Junk.

Catharine H. Murray — Good Medicine Collective, Portland, ME

1/26/20, 9:00am

Winter’s Deep Peace Practice: Yoga Nidra and Writing: Give yourself the gift of deep rest and soulful integration. Spend a morning relaxing into the guided meditation practice of yoga nidra paired with a supportive writing practice. Invite body and mind to let go of your “to do” list and rest in the present moment. Yoga […]

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