Happiest of pub days to author extraordinaire Veronica Chambers! Her children’s book ☛RESIST: 35 PROFILES OF ORDINARY PEOPLE WHO ROSE UP AGAINST TYRANNY AND INJUSTICE [pub: Harper Collins] drops today. Join Chambers next Tuesday, October 2nd as she discusses her latest book at Brooklyn College.
Happiest of pub days to Imani Perry! ☛LOOKING FOR LORRAINE: THE RADIANT AND RADICAL LIFE OF LORRAINE HANSBERRY [pub: Beacon Press] is the Princeton University professor’s third book published in 2018 alone! Featured above is the trailer for PBS’ Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart which aired in January of this year.
☛STANDING OUR GROUND: THE TRIUMPH OF FAITH OVER GUN VIOLENCE, A MOTHER’S STORY [pub: Atria/37 INK] by Lucia Kay McBath with Rosemarie Robotham is a necessary and yes, at times painful read. However, Lucia Kay McBath is the personification of resilience.
I am absolutely smitten with Cora Harrington’s book cover ☛IN INTIMATE DETAIL: HOW TO CHOOSE, WEAR, AND LOVE LINGERIE [pub: Ten Speed Press]. The comprehensive guide to undergarments is just so pretty and feminine and, yeah, pink. Can’t wait to display it, read it and learn from it.
Salute to Kenji Jasper on the release of his fourth novel ☛NOSTRAND AVENUE [pub: Kensington]! “The first volume in the ‘Kango Watts Trilogy’, a new literary experience that melds street fiction with Afrofuturism, erotica and meditations on yoga and African-centered religions.” Here for it.
Wayétu Moore is busy and booked for the next couple of months! The debut author’s highly-anticipated novel ☛SHE WOULD BE KING [pub: Graywolf Press] drops next Tuesday, September 11th. Plus, the One Moore Book founder is going on a nationwide tour. Catch the Howard alum September 12th in conversation with Yahdon Israel at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in New York City.