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Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be

The powerful memoir of a female African American advertising executive’s unprecedented and unlikely success, which began in the Mad Men era.

The Roving Tree

A powerful debut novel illuminating how adoptees struggle to recapture their personal histories and cultural legacy, part of Akashic’s Open Lens imprint.

New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne)

This eleven-piece, limited-edition box set—an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project—features the work of ten new African poets.

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Upcoming Events

J.L. Powers — Hicklebee’s, San Jose, CA

10/17/17, 7:00pm

J.L. Powers in conversation with Sharon Cameron, author of The Knowing.

J.L. Powers – Northern California Childrens Booksellers Alliance Reception, South San Francisco, CA

10/19/17, 2:45pm

Join J.L. Powers at the Childrens Author Reception at the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association 2017 Fall Discovery Show.

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