Books

Marlon James, Laili Lalami Are National Book Award Nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — Marlon James fantasy novel “Black Leopard, Red Wolf,” Laila Lalami’s immigrant tale “The Other Americans” and…

‘The Measure Of Our Lives: A Gathering Of Wisdom’ Will Be Filled With Toni Morrison Quotes

NEW YORK (AP) — A book of Toni Morrison quotations is coming out in December. “The Measure of Our Lives:…

Oprah Winfrey Picks Ta-Nehisi Coates’ First Novel For Her Book Club

NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates’ first novel, “The Water Dancer,” has been a long and eventful journey. Begun a…

Colson Whitehead Among Kirkus Prize Finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead’s novel “The Nickel Boys” and Kwame Alexander’s picture story “The Undefeated” are among the…

Eric Foner Writes Timely New Book On Reconstruction Amendments

“The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution” (W.W. Norton and Co.), by Eric Foner It…

Through Her Book Club, Noname Is Bringing Exposure To Writers Of Color

  Chicago-based artist and rapper Noname, born as Fatimah Nyeema Warner, has launched her own book club.  Simply titled “Noname’s…

Lupita Nyong’o Reflects On Why ‘Black Panther’ Was So Refreshing, Her First Book, And More

Black Panther broke down significant barriers in Hollywood as an all-black film, grossing $1.347 billion in box offices across the…

Review: Keturah Kendrick’s “No Thanks” Is A Treasure For The Unconventional Black Woman Living On Her Own Terms

I’ll always find it fascinating how what is meant for you can simply fall onto your lap. At the time,…

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Life Is Vividly Explored In New Graphic Novel By Paolo Parisi

In May, Italian illustrator Paolo Parisi released his latest, Basquiat: A Graphic Novel, which is a detailed exploration of the…

Akwaeke Emezi’s Chilling Debut Novel ‘Freshwater’ Is Being Developed Into A TV Series

Last year, we featured Akwaeke Emezi’s debut novel Freshwater in JARO’s curated list of books to read by women of…
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