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Author: Colson Whitehead
Release Date: September 14, 2021
From two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead, a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s."Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked . . ."To his customers and n...
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Author: Maurice Carlos Ruffin
Release Date: August 17, 2021
A collection of raucous stories that offer a panoramic view of New Orleans from the author of the “stunning and audacious” (NPR) debut novel We Cast a ShadowMaurice Carlos Ruffin has an uncanny ability to reveal the hidden corners of...
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Author: Jason Mott
Release Date: June 29, 2021
An astounding work of fiction from a New York Times bestselling author Jason Mott, always deeply honest, at times electrically funny, that goes to the heart of racism, police violence, and the hidden costs exacted upon Black Americans, and ...
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Author: Brandon Taylor
Release Date: June 22, 2021
BRANDON TAYLOR IS: “A powerhouse.” —Newsweek“An extraordinary cartographer.” —Esquire“A striking new voice with a vital perspective.” —Harper’s Bazaar“A brilliant writer.” &...
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Author: Mia McKenzie
Release Date: June 22, 2021
A woman who’s used to going solo discovers that there’s one relationship she can’t run away from in this buoyant novel, a probing examination of the complexities of family, queerness, race, and community“Razor-sharp and outrag...
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Author: Eric Jerome Dickey | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: April 20, 2021
A USA Today "20 Books We Can’t Wait to Read" Spring PickFrom New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey—named one of USA Today’s 100 Black Novelists and Fiction Authors You Should Read—comes his f...
Author: Courttia Newland | Narrator: Michael Obiora
Release Date: April 06, 2021
A monumental speculative fiction story of love, loyalty, politics, and conscience, set in parallel Londons."This mystical coming-of-age tale...is sure to please fans of thought-provoking speculative fiction."—Publishers Weekly"A River Called Ti...
Author: Imbolo Mbue | Narrator: Dion Graham, Prentice Onayemi, Janina Edwards, Allyson Johnson, JD Jackson and Lisa Renee Pitts
Release Date: March 23, 2021
A fearless young woman from a small African village starts a revolution against an American oil company in this sweeping, inspiring novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Behold the Dreamers.“A novel with the richnes...
Author: Robert Jones, Jr. | Narrator: Karen Chilton
Release Date: January 05, 2021
Instant New York Times Bestseller "May this book cast its spell on all of us, restore to us some memory of our most warrior and softest selves." —The New York Times Book Review “A new kind of epic...A grand achievement...Wh...
Author: William Melvin Kelley | Narrator: Jay Smooth
Release Date: September 29, 2020
William Melvin Kelley's final work, a Joycean, Rabelaisian romp in which he brings back some of his most memorable characters in a novel of three intertwining stories.Ride on out with Rab and Turt, two o'New Afriqueque's toughfast, ruefast Texnosass ...
Author: William Melvin Kelley | Narrator: Jay Smooth
Release Date: September 29, 2020
The first and only short story collection by William Melvin Kelley, author of A Different Drummer, and the source from which he drew inspiration for his subsequent novels.Originally published in 1964, this collection of sixteen stories includes three...
Author: Yaa Gyasi | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: September 01, 2020
A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama.Gi...