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Featured: Black Interest

Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story

A timely memoir about world record–breaking Tyus’s 1964 and 1968 Olympic victories, amid the turbulence of the 1960s, along with contemporary reflections.

Haiti Noir

Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

The Family Mansion

An illuminating and unflinching novel exploring England’s 19th-century colonization of Jamaica.

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Upcoming Events

Michael Zadoorian — Horizon Books, Traverse City, MI

8/25/18, 2:00pm

Michael Zadoorian presents Beautiful Music at Horizon Books.

Bernice L. McFadden — AJC Decatur Book Festival, Decatur, GA

8/31/18 – 9/2/18

Bernice L. McFadden (Praise Song for the Butterflies, The Book of Harlan) will be at the 2018 AJC Decatur Book Festival in Georgia. Full details TBA.

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