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Featured: Black Interest

Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises

An authentic and riveting hip-hop memoir in the Joan Didion tradition from Bronx native Lewis.


The death of a Jamaican man’s father raises questions about the father’s political endeavors, and about the plight of 1980s Jamaica.


This reissue of a 1967 story collection shows a mind in motion, featuring writing that is provocative, witty, bitter, and aggressive.

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