Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance

From one of the greatest writers of our time Toni Morrison the author of Barracoon and Their Eyes Were Watching God a collection of remarkable stories, including eight lost Harlem Renaissance tales now available to a wide audience for the first time n nNewsweek s Most Anticipated Books of 2020

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves

An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature n nRemember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you That feeling o


White skin, green eyes, red hair n nFuro Wariboko born and bred in Lagos wakes up on the morning of his job interview to discover he has turned into a white man As he hits the city streets running, still reeling from his new found condition, Furo finds the dead ends of his life open out before


For a runaway slave in the 1840s south, life on the run can be just as dangerous as life under a sadistic Massa That s what fifteen year old Naomi learns after she escapes the brutal confines of life on an Alabama plantation Striking out on her own, she must leave behind her beloved Momma and sist