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The Lunatic

The first-ever US publication of the Caribbean comic classic that is also a major motion picture.

Caribbean Debuts Digit

The free Caribbean Debuts Digit features excerpts from four great debut works of fiction in our catalog: Drifting by Katia D. Ulysse, The Night of the Rambler by Montague Kobbé, The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave (Haiti), and John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James.

An Unkindness of Ghosts

A breathtaking science fiction debut from a worthy successor to Octavia Butler.

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Santa Fe Noir — Collected Works, Santa Fe, NM


Ariel Gore and contributors Jimmy Santiago Baca, Miriam Sagan, James Reich, Darryl Lorenzo Wellington, Elizabeth Lee, Ana June, Barbara Robidoux, Byron F. Aspaas, Kevin Atkinson, and Israel Francisco Haros Lopez launch Santa Fe Noir at Collected Works.

Columbus Noir — Thurber House, Columbus, OH

3/3/20, 7:00pm

Editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins and contributors Tom Barlow, Daniel Best, Laura Bickle, Chris Bournea, Kristen Lepionka, Craig McDonald, Yolonda Tonette Sanders, Mercedes King, and Robin Yocum launch Columbus Noir at Thurber House; book sales provided by The Book Loft. Tickets available:

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