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Featured: Black Interest


Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Akashic’s new Infamous Books imprint with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.

Black Orchid Blues

Front Page meets Harlem Nights: a riveting and racy historical mystery set in 1920s Harlem.

Accra Noir (Ghana)

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Upcoming Events

Katia D. Ulysse — Baltimore Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD

10/16/19, 7:00pm

Marita Golden is an Alzheimer’s activist and editor of the multi-cultural anthology, Us Against Alzheimer’s: Stories of Family Love and Faith. The program will include readings by Katia D. Ulysse (Mouths Don’t Speak) and Lauren Francis-Sharma. Book signing to follow.

Milwaukee Noir — Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison, WI

10/17/19, 7:00pm

Tim Hennessy and contributors Christi Clancy, Jennifer Morales, Mary Thorson, Vida Cross, and Nick Petrie present Milwaukee Noir at the Wisconsin Book Festival.

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