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Featured: Black Interest

On the Way Back

Kobbé’s hilarious social novel centers on a comically failed business venture on the island of Anguilla, brilliantly echoing A Confederacy of Dunces and Herman Wouk’s Don’t Stop the Carnival.


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

Black Lotus 2: The Vow

Against her better judgment, assassin Kahllah (a.k.a. the Black Lotus) is called upon to try to “eliminate” a mysterious band of thieves calling themselves the Ghost Squad.

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Upcoming Events

Santa Fe Noir — op.cit. books, Santa Fe, NM

4/19/20, 2:00pm

Ariel Gore and contributors Barbara Robidoux, Miriam Sagan, Darryl Lorenzo Wellington, and Kevin Atkinson present Santa Fe Noir at op.cit. books.

Michael Zadoorian — Springfield Writers & Music Series, Royal Oak Public Library, Royal Oak, MI

4/22/20, 7:00pm

Springfield Arts presents the Writers & Music Series, featuring novelist Michael Zadoorian (Beautiful Music), authors Bill Vlasic, Susan Whitall, and songwriter Jim Bizer; hosted by John D. Lamb.

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