Did you know that The Book of Harlan is partly inspired by author Bernice L. McFadden’s own family history? Click for exclusive photos and newspaper clippings she came across while conducting research for her latest novel.
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To celebrate the release of her debut novel Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night — the latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint, and one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Summer Books of 2014 — we’re pleased to feature a guest post from author Barbara J. Taylor, who shares a bit of her family history and describes the incident that inspired the events of her novel.
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