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Featured: Black Interest

Black Sheep Digit

In conjunction with the publication of Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet—the latest release from our Black Sheep imprint for Young Adults and Young Readers—we’ve created the Black Sheep Digit, comprising excerpts from Pills and Starships and our first two Black Sheep releases, Changers Book One: Drew by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper and Game World by C. J. Farley.

Anna In-Between

Trade paperback reissue of Elizabeth Nunez’s new novel, a New York Times Editors’ Choice.


Award-winning novelist Bernice L. McFadden’s highly anticipated new historical novel set amidst the Harlem Renaissance.

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Upcoming Events

Katia D. Ulysse — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

3/25/18, 11:30am

Celebration Brunch: A Tribute to the African American Literary Tradition. The Charlottesville Chapter of The Links Incorporated presents its fifteenth annual Celebration of the African American Literary Tradition, including brunch, musical and spoken word performances by community youth, a tribute to book festival authors, book sales, and signing. Ballroom doors open at 11:00 AM and […]

Michael Imperioli — Mysterious Bookshop, New York, NY

3/26/18, 6:30pm

Meet actor and author Michael Imperioli at a book signing for his debut novel, The Perfume Burned His Eyes.

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