Congratulations to Michael Zadoorian, whose novel Beautiful Music has been named one of 20 Michigan Notable Books for 2019!
To celebrate the Italian edition of Michael Zadoorian’s latest novel, Beautiful Music, publisher Marcos y Marcos has created a Spotify playlist of music inspired by the book: We’ve received fantastic praise for this 1970s coming-of-age novel set in Detroit, including a recent review in the Wall Street Journal by Sam Sacks, which reads in part: “Beautiful Music is a sweet […]
From funk to R&B to rap, Nelson George has created a dynamic playlist in To Funk and Die in LA, the fourth book in his D Hunter crime fiction series.
To celebrate the release of The Lost Treasures of R&B, Okayplayer hosted an exclusive streaming mixtape created by Nelson George!
Featured: Black Interest
- What Is Hip-Hop?
- Black Orchid Blues
- Accra Noir (Ghana)
- I Love You Too
- Nairobi Noir (Kenya)
- Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America
- Getting It Right
- Even in Paradise
- Bernice L. McFadden Digit
- Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction From Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop
- The Lunatic