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February 2016 News & Features
My brother Sid was a fire starter who started early. He was twelve. He was precocious. He was an igniter atrocious. He was a pyromaniac poet laureate . . .
Jay was sure that he didn’t know a single person in the bar . . .
Marlon and Shawn spend every Saturday of their retirement fishing together out on Runaway Bay . . .
To celebrate the release of Tales, the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s 1967 story collection, we’re pleased to give you a taste of Baraka’s provocative writing with an excerpt from the book.
To celebrate the release of The System of Dante’s Hell, the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s remarkable 1965 novel, we’re pleased to share a new introduction written by Woodie King Jr.
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Featured: Black Interest
- Black Sheep Digit
- The Plot Against Hip Hop
- Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction From Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop
- Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises
- Getting It Right
- Around Harvard Square
- The Lost Treasures of R&B: A D Hunter Mystery
- Black Orchid Blues
- The Family Mansion
- The Game Don’t Change
- Lost Canyon
- Black Lotus 2: The Vow