Let’s raise our forks and knives to Red Rooster Harlem‘s owner/chef Marcus Samuelsson and James Beard Award-winning writer Osayi Endolyn in celebration of their cookbook ☛THE RISE: BLACK COOKS AND THE SOUL OF AMERICAN FOOD [pub: Voracious] released this past Tuesday,
Fans of historical literature are bound to enjoy ☛AFRICAVILLE [pub: Amistad] by Jeffrey Colvin. I did. Though admittedly not always my favorite genre, Colvin’s fictional Black settlement of Africaville in Halifax, Nova Scotia lead me on a pleasure quest to learn more about the actual close-knit Black community of Africville in Canada.
Catch EGOT-award-winning author Whoopi Goldberg on tour promoting her delightful new book ☛THE UNQUALIFIED HOSTESS: I DO IT MY WAY SO YOU CAN TOO! [pub: Rizzoli]. The View host is signing books on Long Island this Friday, October 11th at Book Revue Book Shop in Huntington and at Washington D.C.’s Politics And Prose on Friday,