Somehow after performing her beautiful and brilliant poem, “The Hill We Climb” for the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman found time and the bandwidth to tweet that her forthcoming books ☛CHANGE SINGS: A CHILDREN’S ANTHEM [Viking Books for Young Readers] and ☛THE HILL WE CLIMB [Viking Books for Young Readers] are already topping Amazon’s best sellers list,
Jay-Z: Made In America By Michael Eric Dyson
Happy Book Birthday Dr. Michael Eric Dyson! His latest release JAY-Z: MADE IN AMERICA [pub: St. Martin’s Press] with the foreword by Pharrell drops today. 2019’s been a good year for hip-hop books with the success of Rick Ross and Rakim‘s books releasing earlier this year.
Open Season: Legalized Genocide Of Colored People By Ben Crump
Distinguished attorney Ben Crump, who’s represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Botham Jean and more, just released one of the important books of the year ☛OPEN SEASON: LEGALIZED GENOCIDE OF COLORED [pub: Amistad]. Check out his interview with NPR yesterday.
So Close To Being The Sh*t, Ya’ll Don’t Even Know by Retta
ICYMI: Actress and now author Retta is having a fantastic year! The comedian’s first book ☛SO CLOSE TO BEING THE SH*T, Y’ALL DON’T EVEN KNOW [pub: St. Martin’s Press] dropped a couple of weeks ago on May 29th. I’m only on the fourth chapter—with only 12 more,
Michelle Obama Reveals Book Cover On Twitter
ICYMI, our beloved Michelle Obama tweeted the gorgeous cover of her highly-anticipated book ☛BECOMING [pub: Crown] at 6:34 a.m. yesterday!
Our Forever First Lady’s memoir releases on November 13, 2018. Have you pre-ordered your copies yet?
Down The River Unto The Sea By Walter Mosley
Happiest of pub days to the illustrious author Walter Mosley! His latest novel ☛DOWN THE RIVER UNTO THE SEA [pub: Mulholland Books] releases today.
Catch Walter Mosley reading from his latest novel, Monday, April 9th at Franklin Park Lounge in Brooklyn.