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Featured: Black Interest

Tales of the Out & the Gone

Controversial literary legend Amiri Baraka’s new short story collection—an Essence Magazine best-seller—will shock and awe.


The reissue of Elizabeth Nunez’s moving exploration into trust, family, redemption, and love.


This mesmerizing, lyrical debut explores the lives of Haitian families aspiring to escape hardship and an earthquake’s devastation.

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Upcoming Events

Katia D. Ulysse — Pikesville Library, Pikesville, MD

3/20/19, 2:30pm

Katia D. Ulysse presents Mouths Don’t Speak. Sponsored by Friends of Pikesville Library.

Catharine H. Murray — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

3/22/19, 2:00pm

LIVES IN UPHEAVAL: MEMOIRS: Authors Judy Goldman (Together) and Catharine Murray (Now You See the Sky) discuss lives overturned by illness, mishap, grief, and how one survives and continues to live and love.

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