Books

Artist Kadir Nelson Celebrates Black American Heroes In New Picture Book

In a new picture book titled The Undefeated, artist Kadir Nelson brings Kwame Alexander’s “This One Is For Us” poem…

Octavia Butler’s Sci-Fi Novel ‘Wild Seed’ Will Be Developed Into A TV Series

Octavia Butler’s Wild Seed novel, the first of the esteemed sci-fi author’s Patternist series, will be developed into a TV…

Michelle Obama To Discuss Her Memoir On YouTube’s Original Special “BookTube”

Premiering this month, the former First Lady is set to headline an original YouTube special called “BookTube.” During the program,…

Tomi Adeyemi’s Best-Selling Fantasy Novel ‘Children Of Blood And Bone’ Is Being Adapted For The Big Screen

Tomi Adeyemi’s celebrated young adult novel Children of Blood and Bone will soon be adapted into an action fantasy film…

Michael B. Jordan Is Turning African Fantasy Epic ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ Into A Movie

We’ve recently featured Marlon James’ eagerly anticipated new novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf on our curated list of literature by…

Meet Halle Moore, The 9-Year-Old Author Who Just Published Her First Collection Of Poetry

At only nine years old, Halle Moore discovered a passion for writing and has recently published her first book of…

A New Graphic Novel Celebrates The Elaborate History Of The Apollo

Celebrate the Apollo’s 85th anniversary with the newly released graphic novel “Showtime at the Apollo: The Story of Harlem’s World…

Jaro Picks: 15 Books By Black Authors We’re Most Excited For This Year

The new year calls for a refreshing variety of upcoming and recently released books by black authors, both seasoned and…

Kamichi Jackson Shares The Inspiration Behind Her Novel “K My Name Is Kendra”

In our most recent interview on Jaro’s podcast, Tomeka Winborne had the honor of speaking with the gifted author Kamichi…

Common To Develop Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Barracoon’ Book Into A Limited TV Series

For his second project under his deal at Lionsgate TV, Common will adapt Zora Neale Hurston’s recently published non-fiction book,…
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