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A Review: Isabel Miller’s “Patience and Sarah” Audiobook narrated by Janis Ian and Jean...

By Michelle E. Brown I am a book nerd, a library card carrying, bibliophile. There is nothing more satisfying to me than curling up with...

Jamaican Author Wins Prestigious Booker Prize

Jamaican author Marlon James has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his novel inspired by the attempted assassination of reggae musician Bob Marley...

Noted Author Delvon Johnson Hosts Book Signing In NYC

  Literary Event At Hue-Man Bookstore to Feature Delvon Johnson.  First Of Many Across US By Nathan James Executive Editor The Second Harlem Renaissance continues as 2012 begins,...

Renowned Poet Maya Angelou Dead At 86

Maya Angelou, the poet laureate of the civil rights movement, has passed away at age 86, following a long period of declining health.

Science Fiction Icon Ray Bradbury Dies at 91

By Mike O'Sullivan Iconic science fiction and fantasy writer Ray Bradbury died Tuesday in California at the age of 91. Bradbury, who wrote the classic Fahrenheit...

Penguin and Random House merger approved by Brussels

The proposed merger of Penguin and Random House has been given the go-ahead by the European Commission. Brussels said the merged business - which will...

Notables, Fans Turn out For Delvon Johnson’s Book Signing

Hue-Man Bookstore Event Draws Crowd, Author Appears In Queens This Sunday By Nathan James Executive Editor The Hue-Man Bookstore in NYC's Harlem section was packed last Friday...

Black, Gay Army Vet Recalls Serving In ‘Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell’ Era

When then-President Bill Clinton attempted to make changes to the centuries-old ban on gays and lesbians serving in the military, the law that resulted...

Interview with Dr. Charles Johnson

In 1990, Dr. Charles Johnson was only the first African American male to win the National Book Award since Ralph Ellison received the award...

Songs in the Key of Colonialism

A UCSB historian’s new book reveals the role of music in the subjugation and liberation of African culture By Jim Logan History records colonialism as a...