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Featured: Black Interest

The Freedom Artist

An impassioned plea for freedom and justice, set in a world uncomfortably like our own, by the Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri.

Revolutionary Threads: Rastafari, Social Justice, and Cooperative Economics

An American Rasta’s retelling of episodes in American history with an anti-colonial thrust and a view toward charting a brighter future.

The Spring Thrills Digit

Excerpts from By the Balls: The Complete Collection by Jim Pascoe and Tom Fassbender, Heart of the Old Country by Tim McLoughlin, Southland by Nina Revoyr, and The Plot Against Hip Hop by Nelson George.

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Upcoming Events

Michael Zadoorian — Michigan Authors’ Workshop Series, Midland, MI

7/24/19, 7:00pm

Author reading and discussion with Mardi Jo Link and Michael Zadoorian (Beautiful Music), followed by a book signing.

Ricardo Cortés — Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY

7/27/19, 11:30am

Ricardo Cortés presents Party: A Mystery at storytime events at both Greenlight Bookstores; 11:30 in Fort Greene, and 1:30 PM in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

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