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Self Help Featured Book: Go To Hell

Go To Hell comes out of my life of struggle and not understanding the why. It is not just another self-help, “feel good” read....

Fire & Ink LGBT Writers’ Conference Underway In Detroit

By Nathan James A groundbreaking conference of LGBT writers, poets, and filmmakers is underway in Detroit, bringing together talented queer artists of color from all...

Amazon opens physical bookshop in Seattle

Amazon is opening a bookshop in Seattle in a move it described as a "physical extension" of its business. By Jane Wakefield Amazon will stock the most...

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...

New Book Traces History of Racism, Race-Based Psuedo-Science

Robert W. Sussman, cultural anthropologist, Washington University in St. Louis ‘Myth of Race’ still a force in modern politics When it comes to race, too many...

Nigerian Novelist Reflects on Anti-Gay Law

By Katarina Hoije MALMÖ, SWEDEN — One day in January 2014, award-winning Nigerian writer and rights activist Jude Dibia woke up gasping for air.  Nigeria had...

Stanley Bennet Clay: A “Shine” That Glows Darkly

Why so often in literature—or in life for that matter—tragedy glows brightest? Is it that when our emotions are darkest their fires of despair burn...

President Obama and Barney Frank contribute to revised edition of Bayard Rustin’s writings

One year after the anniversary of the March on Washington, our nation witnesses public protests that highlight the lack of social equality and reveal how tensions of class and race are far from settled.

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...

Booksellers cry foul at VAT hike on literature

French booksellers are worrying that a hike in VAT will drive another nail in the coffin of France’s cherished network of independent retailers. By Julien...