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  • Captain Blackmanby John A. Williams

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99

    A black soldier gravely wounded in Vietnam finds himself transported to the battlefields of every war in America?s history in this unique and mesmerizing novel From a jungle floor in Southeast Asia, Capt. Abraham Blackman travels back in time. In 1775, he is a freed slave taking up arms at Bunker Hill at the dawn of the Revolutionary War. He... more...

  • The Man Who Cried I Amby John A. Williams; Walter Mosley

    The Overlook Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    A black expatriate writer uncovers a sinister plot to destroy the American civil rights movement in this incendiary masterpiece from one of the twentieth-century?s most provocative and acclaimed novelists On a warm spring afternoon in 1964, Max Reddick sits at an outdoor café in Amsterdam, nursing a glass of Pernod. Along with the large doses... more...

  • Night Songby John A. Williams

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99

    Inspired by the life of Charlie ?Bird? Parker, this poignant, provocative, and stylistically brilliant tale paints a vivid picture of the New York City jazz scene In Greenwich Village, jazz is king, enticing hip young crowds with its seductive and vibrant rhythms.   Jazz is also the lifeblood pumping through the veins of Richie ?Eagle? Stokes,... more...

  • Sissieby John A. Williams

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99

    The powerful story of a vibrant African American family torn apart by inner turmoil and the injustices perpetrated by a racist society Sissie Joplin is dying, and her surviving children have come to say good-bye. Estranged from their mother for years, Iris and Ralph have both achieved success?Iris as a jazz singer in Europe and Ralph as a playwright?but... more...

  • Stone Coleby J. D. Mason

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 1.99

    The hotter-than-Texas e-serial continues! Ellis Brewer is a free man and is, surprisingly, the darling in the international art world. After seven long years in prison, he found refuge in his paintings and in the old farm house his late grandfather left to him in his will. No longer the hot-headed trouble maker he'd once was, Ellis is a loner and... more...

  • The Angry Onesby John A. Williams

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99

    The powerful and prophetic story of a talented young African American and his struggles to overcome deep-rooted racism and intolerance in post?World War II America Ambitious and well-educated, US Army officer Steve Hill leaves California for the East Coast and his slice of the American Dream when he takes a job as publicity director at a vanity... more...

  • Black Deutschlandby Darryl Pinckney

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 26.99

    Jed--young, gay, black, out of rehab and out of prospects in his hometown of Chicago--flees to the city of his fantasies, a museum of modernism and decadence: Berlin. The paradise that tyranny created, the subsidized city isolated behind the Berlin Wall, is where he's chosen to become the figure that he so admires, the black American expatriate. ... more...

  • The Castle Cross the Magnet Carterby Kia Corthron

    Seven Stories Press 2016; US$ 32.00

    The hotly anticipated first novel by lauded playwright and The Wire TV writer Kia Corthron, The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter sweeps American history from 1941 to the twenty-first century through the lives of four men--two white brothers from rural Alabama, and two black brothers from small-town Maryland--whose journey culminates in an explosive... more...

  • Clifford's Bluesby John A. Williams

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99

    A black musician arrested by Nazis in 1930s Germany endures the horrors of the Dachau death camp in this harrowing novel based on historical fact A self-proclaimed ?gay negro? from New Orleans, Clifford Pepperidge made his name in the smoky nightclubs of Harlem in the 1920s, playing piano alongside Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, and other jazz... more...

  • Deceptionby Shakir Rashaan

    Strebor Books 2016; US$ 16.00 US$ 10.99

    Go deeper into the fetish community of Atlanta originally brought to you in Shakir Rashaan's Obsession ?the first book in the Kink, P. I. series?as Detective Dominic Law navigates the grit of the streets to solve crimes that have crossed over the line of outrageously erotic... ?What the eyes see, and the ears hear, the mind believes?? Dominic... more...