Books & Media


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Akwaeke Emezi
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The Gone World
Tom Sweterlitsch
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Sadness Is a White Bird
Moriel Rothman-Zecher
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The Tangled Lands
Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias Buckell


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Crown Heights
Matt Ruskin
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Reginald Hudlin
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J.D. Dillard
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Whose Streets
Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis


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11:11 Reset
Keyshia Cole
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Lalah Hathaway
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Kenny Lattimore

Staff Picks

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Black Cooking and the American Table

Recent books continue to illuminate and correct the record on how African and African American cooks, enslaved or otherwise, had a profound influence on the food we eat. Here are a few to get you started...
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Powerful Poetry

Hope and lament, grief and celebration, all are on offer in some of our newest titles from African American poets.