Deacon King Kong

Deacon King KongThe New York Times bestseller CrackingTerrificDeeply felt, beautifully written, and profoundly humane The New York Times Book Review cover HilariousA rich and vivid multicultural history Time Magazine From James McBride, author of the National Book Award winning The Good Lord Bird

Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. Pat

Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. PatYou want to know about the struggle of growing up poor, black and female Ask any girl from any hood You want to know what it takes to rise above your circumstances when all the cards are stacked against you Ask me Comedian Patricia Williams, who for years went by her street name Rabbit, was

Let Me Love You (McClain Brothers #1)

Let Me Love You (McClain Brothers #1)Trying to put past hurts behind you is hard when your ex is a fool, but buoyed by child support and alimony, Jo Walker is moving forward with her life, pursuing a career, raising her little girl, and trying to live in peace She believes she has all the bases covered in her world But what about her

I Almost Forgot About You

I Almost Forgot About YouIn I Almost Forgot About You, Dr Georgia Young s wonderful life great friends, family, and successful career aren t enough to keep her from feeling stuck and restless When she decides to make some major changes in her life, including quitting her job as an optometrist and moving house, she finds

Sister of Mine

Sister of MineWhen two Union soldiers stumble onto a plantation in northern Georgia on a warm May day in 1864, the last thing they expect is to see the Union flag flying highor to be greeted by a group of freed slaves and their Jewish mistress Little do they know that this place has an unusual history.Twelve

Heads of the Colored People

Heads of the Colored PeopleCalling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot D az, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so called post racial era.A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson Spires grapples with black identity and the

In West Mills

In West MillsFor readers of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie and The Turner House, an intimately told story about a woman living by her own rules and the rural community that struggles to understand her Azalea Knot Centre is determined to live life as she pleases Let the people of West Mills say what they will the

Conjure Women

Conjure WomenA mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing and for the conjuring of curses are at the heart of this dazzling first novel Conjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the

Around the Way Girl

Around the Way GirlFrom Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe winner, and star of the new motion picture Hidden Figures, Taraji P Henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth With a sensibility that recalls

Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race

Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning RaceA meditation on race and identity from one of our most provocative cultural critics A reckoning with the way we choose to see and define ourselves, Self Portrait in Black and White is the searching story of one American familys multigenerational transformation from what is called black to what is

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your NegroTo compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined James Baldwin s published and unpublished oeuvre, selecting passages from his books, essays, letters, notes, and interviews that are every bit as incisive and pertinent now as they have ever been.