Freshwater Road is the story of Celeste Tyree's journey into adulthood via the political and social upheavals of the civil rights movement. She confronts not only the political realities of race and poverty, but also truths about herself and her family.
The emotionally charged story of a woman obsessed with finding a homeless man she glimpses on a street corner, who bears a powerful resemblance to the husband who disappeared from her life a decade earlier.
A dazzling literary debut by a prodigious young black southern writer with a brilliant comic voice, that bends time in a narrative extending from the mid-Sixties to the early-Eighties to the present day.
A story of a mother, a son, and the extended family that passes in and out of the boarding house where they live, which renders with tremendous richness and care the life of a black teenaged male whose life is taking a turn toward the worse.
In this follow up to her critically acclaimed More Than You Know, Rosalyn Story has written a vivid and compelling story of how the complex culture of New Orleans and Louisiana has been marked forever by Katrina, even as it persists.
Part two of a trilogy by a brilliant young African-American fantasy novelist with a powerful female sensibility.
A brilliant debut fantasy novel with a powerful female sensibility by a youthful writer to watch.
From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Leonard Pitts, a powerful debut novel about the challenges of fatherhood among three generations of black men.
A hard-boiled story of conspiracy, decadence, and high-tech designer drug crime in mid-twenty-first century Harlem—a fast-moving, thought-provoking debut that calls to mind Moseley, Murakami, and Houllebecq.
This remarkably assured debut novel weaves a glittering narrative web encompassing the bursting life of contemporary Chicago.