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Early Morning Reading - Pleasantville by Attica Locke

PLEASANTVILLE, the sequel to Attica Locke’s first novel, BLACK WATER RISING, features the return of attorney Jay Porter, now a widower with two children struggling to cope with the recent death of his wife. 60 more words

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Novel Focused on Black Family in Detroit - THE TURNER HOUSE

Tune in to KAZI 88.7FM Monday at 8am CST/9am EST for my interview with Angela Flournoy, author of the new novel, THE TURNER HOUSE. THE TURNER HOUSE is a wonderful Black family saga set in Detroit primarily in 2008 with some flashback scenes featuring the parents. 109 more words

KAZI Interview

Early Morning Reading - Asali Solomon and Philip Kerr 

I’m reading Asali Solomon, author of the new novel DISGRUNTLED and Philip Kerr, author of the new novel THE LADY FROM ZAGRED.

I’ll be interviewing Asali live on KAZI Book Review Sunday at 12:30pm on KAZI 88.7FM along with Tim Staley, executive director of the Austin Public Library Foundation. 62 more words

KAZI Interview

April 11: Poet of the Day: Sherley Anne Williams

Sherley Anne Williams, poet, author, and social critic, is April 11 Poet of the Day.  Read more about this multitalented poet below.

Poetry Foundation: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/sherley-anne-williams… 51 more words

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Losing your language, learning another

There were so many great quotes I wanted to pull from NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names.

Darling is a little girl growing up in Zimbabwe. 268 more words


Day 30 Woman of the Day: Andrea Davis Pinkney

Andrea Davis Pinkney, award winning author and publishing executive, is Day 30 Woman of the Day.  Read more about this multitalented woman below.

Website: http://andreadavispinkney.com/ 58 more words

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