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Accra Noir (Ghana)

Black Music

The long-awaited reissue of the sequel to Amiri Baraka’s seminal work, BLUES PEOPLE, and latest selection in the AkashiClassics Renegade Reprint Series. This collection of essays by Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones includes a new introduction by the author and Q&A by Calvin Reid.

God Carlos

A provocative and persuasive historical novel exploring the Spanish brutality against native Indians in early 16th-century Jamaica.

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Upcoming Events

Michael Zadoorian — Kalamazoo Public Library, Kalamazoo, MI

7/17/18, 6:00pm

Author talk for Michael Zadoorian, author of Beautiful Music, at the Kalamazoo Public Library. Full details TBA.

Mark Andersen & Ralph Heibutzki — The Book Cellar, Chicago, IL

7/30/18, 7:00pm

Mark Andersen and Ralph Heibutzki’s Chicago launch event for We Are The Clash at The Book Cellar.

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