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Eric Jerome Dickey, bestselling novelist, dead at 59

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Jerome Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance and eroticism in “Sister, Sister,” “Waking…

JARO Reading List: Books By Black Authors On Our Radar In 2021

There have been a plethora of distinguished books throughout 2020 (view this year’s reading list here), allowing us to escape…

Yusef Salaam writing memoir about his wrongful imprisonment

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the five teens wrongly imprisoned for the assault on a Central Park jogger has…

Listen To Excerpts From President Obama’s New Memoir ‘A Promised Land’

Former President Barack Obama’s latest memoir A Promised Land hits shelves today, November 17th. The transparent memoir details Obama’s political…

Terry McMillan’s ‘Waiting To Exhale’ To Be Adapted Into A TV Series, Produced By Lee Daniels And Directed By Anthony Hemingway

Terry McMillan, the commendable author behind the 1992 NYT best-selling novel Waiting to Exhale, has confirmed via Twitter that it…

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Novel ‘The Water Dancer’ Is Being Adapted Into A Film By Oprah Winfrey, Kamilah Forbes, And Brad Pitt For MGM Studios

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ best-selling debut novel The Water Dancer will receive a film adaptation from Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt for…

Brittle Paper Is Releasing A Collection of Africanfuturism Stories Written By Nnedi Okorafor, TL Huchu, And More

The African literary culture magazine Brittle Paper will be publishing a collection of Africanfuturism stories as part of their Decade…

Q&A: Copeland looks to her youth in new kids book ‘Bunheads’

NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland has long told the story of the childhood ballet teacher who recognized her talent…

‘Felix Ever After’ To Be Adapted Into A Television Series Through Amazon Studios

The sensational young adult novel Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender will receive its own television series through Amazon Studios…

Audiobook compiles ’60 Minutes’ interviews with Barack Obama

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen “60 Minutes” interviews with former President Barack Obama, beginning when he was…
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