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Featured: Black Interest

God Carlos

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

Grace

The reissue of Elizabeth Nunez’s moving exploration into trust, family, redemption, and love.

Black History Digit

In celebration of the release of Black History Month, our Black History Digit includes excerpts from our two February Releases—Nowhere Is a Place by Bernice L. McFadden and The Gospel According to Cane by Courttia Newland—along with Chris Abani’s Becoming Abigail and Kola Boof’s The Sexy Part of the Bible.

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Upcoming Events

Achy Obejas – Artsmith Artist Residency Reading, Darvill’s Bookstore, Eastsound, WA

1/4/18, 5:00pm

Achy Obejas will appear as part of an Artsmith Artist Residency reading, with others TBA, at Darvill’s Bookstore.

Lauren Stahl — Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA

1/5/18, 8:00pm

Sneak preview! Hear Lauren Stahl read from The Devil’s Song as part of Wilkes University’s January residency celebration. Featuring Lauren Stahl and other readers TBA. This event is open to the public and will be held in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

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