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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 19.00
In her long-awaited fifth novel, acclaimed writer Marita Golden takes another unflinching look into the face of family, race, love and identity. For twelve years Carson Blake inhabited a world of his own creation. Scorned by the father who was incapable of showing him affection and nearly consumed by the mean streets of Prince George?s County, Maryland,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Inspired by the extraordinary events of Dr. May Chinn?s life, Angel of Harlem is a deeply affecting story of love and transcendence. Weaving seamlessly scenes from the battlefields of the Civil War, during which her father escaped from slavery, to the Harlem living rooms and kitchen tables where May is sometimes forced to operate on her patients,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 6.99
Life ?In this woman, Ernest Gaines has created a legendary figure?.Gaines?s novel brings to mind other great works: The Odyssey , for the way his heroine?s travels manage to summarize the American history of her race, and Huckleberry Finn , for the clarity of [Pittman?s] voice, for her rare capacity to sort through the mess of years and things... more...
- Gallery Books/G-Unit 2007; US$ 13.99
STREET JUSTICE WASN'T HIS WAY. BUT FOR HIS OLDER BROTHERS, IT WAS THE ONLY WAY. The seven Davis brothers made a promise to their mother on her deathbed: they would each make something of their lives. And they vowed they would watch over eighteen-year-old Zabu Davis, their baby brother. Intelligent, driven, and charismatic, Baby Brother had... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
When Regina Burns married Blue Hamilton, she knew he was no ordinary man. A charismatic R&B singer who gave up his career to assume responsibility for the safety of Atlanta?s West End community, Blue had created an African American urban oasis where crime and violence were virtually nonexistent. In the beginning, Regina enjoyed a circle of engaging... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 15.00
Catherine Sanderson seems to have it all: a fulfilling career helping immigrant women find jobs, a lovely home, and a beautiful, intelligent daughter on her way to Smith College. What Catherine doesn?t have: a father for her child? and she?s spent many years dodging her daughter?s questions about it. Now Phoebe is old enough to start poking around... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95
AJ Richardson is living the good life. Thanks to his longtime lover, NBA star Dray Jones, he has a gorgeous townhouse in New Orleans, plenty of frequent-flier miles, and an MBA he?s never had to use. Built on a deep and abiding love, their hidden relationship sustains them both. But when Dray?s teammates begin to ask insinuating questions, Dray puts... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things... more...
- Washington Square Press 2010; US$ 15.00
Chapter 1 I awoke with a start in almost complete darkness. I didn't know where I was. The mattress was too soft. I reached over to get my watch but the night table wasn't there. I almost fell off the lawn chair onto the porch. Then I remembered how hot it was in the house. The kids, Jesus and Feather, had taken the only working fan to blow air... more...
- Augustus Publishing 2010; US$ 2.95
It?s August, 2003. All of the Northeast is sweltering, but no place is hotter than Brooklyn, especially the gritty neighborhood known as East Flatbush. Then, in the midst of the heat wave, the unthinkable happens: the power goes out. And stays out. And the longer it?s out, the edgier people get, until finally, edginess gives way to anger. For 48 hours,... more...