On Columbus Day weekend my brother and I had gone to a mass dedicated to our father who’d died of a heart attack in the back room of 1998 Niagara Street . . .
Tal Afar Town is what they call us, but we’re not the real deal. The casting agency had to open it up to “actors of Middle Eastern or Mediterranean descent in good standing with the Union.” Who cares if we’ve got a few Armenians, and even a Steinberg from Scarsdale . . .
Featured: Black Interest
- Accra Noir (Ghana)
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- Praise Song for the Butterflies
- The Half That’s Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread
- Gathering of Waters
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tatu)
- The Game Don’t Change
- The Lost Treasures of R&B: A D Hunter Mystery
- Not for Everyday Use