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NYT columnist Charles Blow writing ‘Black Power Manifesto’

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow is working on a book he had not planned…

Brit Bennett’s Bestselling Novel ‘The Vanishing Half’ Will Be Adapted As An HBO Series

Recently, HBO won an auction where 17 bidders competed for the rights to adapt Brit Bennett’s praised novel The Vanishing…

Top seller ‘Antiracist Baby’ to be released as picture book

NEW YORK (AP) — A picture book edition of Ibram X. Kendi’s “Antiracist Baby,” one of the country’s top-selling books…

A How-Did-We Get-Here Reading List in Honor of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

On May 25, 2020, while handcuffed and lying down with a knee to his neck by a white Minneapolis police…

Biography About Journalist Ida B. Wells To Be Released In 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — The great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells is writing a biography of the pioneering African-American journalist and…

Colson Whitehead’s ‘The Nickel Boys’ wins Pulitzer Prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead became the rare author to receive Pulitzers for consecutive books when his novel about…

Michelle Obama To Read Classic Children’s Books In Live-Streaming PBS Kids Series

“Mondays With Michelle Obama” is a new live-streaming series where the former First Lady will read a handful of her…

One-Two Punch: James Patterson and Kwame Alexander team up on Muhammad Ali book

NEW YORK (AP) — Authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander are teaming up on a book for young people about…

Critics Of Oprah Book Club Title ‘American Dirt’ Put New Novel On Trial

TUCSON, Arizona (AP) — When Oprah Winfrey chose the novel “American Dirt” for her book club, she imagined engaging in…

Book Review: ‘Land Of The Black Squirrels’ Takes Readers On A Stroll Through The Bronx

Officially released this month, Land of the Black Squirrels is Mwalim’s debut novel and the first book within his Bronx…
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