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Featured: Black Interest

The Accidental Hunter

The long-awaited reissue of the book that introduced mystery fans to bodyguard-turned-investigator D Hunter.

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.


Elizabeth Nunez’s reissued fourth novel is a haunting, mesmerizing exploration into the often destructive price of passion.

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Upcoming Events

Bradley Spinelli — Enclave at Lovecraft Bar NYC, New York, NY

4/29/17, 5:00pm

Featuring Bradley Spinelli (The Painted Gun), Lawrence Block, and Jim Freed. Admission is free.

Valerie Graves — PEN World Voices Festival, Dixon Place, New York, NY

5/3/17, 7:00pm

Valerie Graves (Pressure Makes Diamonds) will participate in a panel discussion titled Pushing Past Glass Ceilings in which women from disparate walks of life and ages share their experiences of breaking through cultural norms, pushing past the heteronormative patriarchy, and self-empowerment. This panel will also feature Rita Mae Brown, Morgan Parker, and Giannina Braschi.

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