Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Catalog Tag: black interest

The Darkest Hearts

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Trap music, human trafficking, malt liquor, and the tyranny of President Trump collide in the fifth installment of Nelson George’s D Hunter mystery series.

*While supplies last, paperback books ordered through the website will include a bookplate SIGNED by author Nelson George!

*Please note, if you’re using Nelson’s friends and family discount code, the discount applies to paperback books only.

The Freedom Artist

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An impassioned plea for freedom and justice, set in a world uncomfortably like our own, by the Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri.

Home Girl

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When Naomi, a fourteen-year-old white girl, is placed with a black foster care family, her life takes some dramatic twists and turns.

Knucklehead

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A fierce, intelligent, and often hilarious novel about a young African American attorney who struggles to keep his cool in the personally and politically turbulent ’90s.

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Kemosha of the Caribbean

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Forthcoming: 2/1/22

In 1668, a young Jamaican girl, Kemosha, secures her freedom from enslavement and finds her true self while sailing to Panama with the legendary Captain Morgan.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before February 1, 2022.

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