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Featured: Black Interest

Nelson George Two Book Set

For a limited time, purchase both The Lost Treasures of R&B and The Plot Against Hip Hop together for only $15!

New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne)

This eleven-piece, limited-edition box set—an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project—features the work of ten new African poets.

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.

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Upcoming Events

Pete Hamill — Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY

3/21/18, 7:30pm

Join Pete Hamill for the Brooklyn launch event of the 50th anniversary edition of A Killing for Christ. Pete Hamill will be joined in conversation by the New York Times‘ Sam Roberts. For more information and to RSVP, please visit the Brooklyn Public Library’s event page.

Lauren Sanders — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

3/22/18, 12:00pm

Lauren Sanders (The Book of Love and Hate), will appear on a panel called “Fractured Characters: Fiction,” along with authors Jessie Chaffee (Florence in Ecstasy) and Noley Reid (Pretend We Are Lovely) to discuss their work, following the stories of emotionally fractured characters.

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