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Featured: Black Interest

Dance of the Jakaranda

Kimani reimagines the rise and fall of colonialism in Africa by telling the story of the birth of Kenya’s railroad.

Tales

This reissue of a 1967 story collection shows a mind in motion, featuring writing that is provocative, witty, bitter, and aggressive.

Even in Paradise

A modern-day King Lear, a novel of greed, resentment, jealousy, betrayal, and romance set in Trinidad, Jamaica, and Barbados.

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Santa Cruz Noir — Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

6/19/18, 7:00pm

Join editor Susie Bright with contributors Jon Bailiff, Jessica Breheny, Vinnie Hansen, Dillon Kaiser, Beth Lisick, Lou Mathews, Elizabeth McKenzie, Liza Monroy, Tommy Moore, Peggy Townsend, and Jill Wolfson for the hometown launch of Santa Cruz Noir.

Theasa Tuohy — Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, NY

6/23/18, 2:00pm

Theasa Tuohy presents Flying Jenny at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum of aviation in Hammondsport.

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