Dark Sky Rising Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of...

Dark Sons

“Both lyrical and powerful, Grimes’ unusual novel is mediation on faith and father-son relationships … Grimes’ commanding metaphors, authoritative style and complex...

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head. The extremely complex...

Singapore

When Madame Motamboru, widow of the assassinated President of Bakara, is framed for murder in Singapore, she requests that her old friend Virgil Tibbs take part in the...

Quiet

In ‘Quiet,’ Tom visits Erin—a friend and former coworker living overseas. Despite wanting a deeper relationship, Tom restrains his amorous feelings. But when Tom learns that...

The Legend of Bass Reeves Being the True and Fictional Account of the Most Valiant Marshal in the West

Cowboy stories and movies about the Wild West are full of amazing characters. Yet many of the lawmen we think of as heroes were anything but - some were violent scoundrels and...

How We Are Hungry

A Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, New York Times best-selling author Dave Eggers is the voice of a generation. This stunning...

In Search of Black America Discovering the African-American Dream

From noted journalist and professor David Dent comes this poignant and fascinating survey of contemporary African-American life. In Search of Black America is compilation of...

You Shall Know Our Velocity

The best-selling author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers announced himself as a literary force with this striking debut. It is the tale of two friends on...

Joshua's Bible

Shelly Leanne has spent many years in South Africa and Kenya teaching and studying politics and culture. She brings her expertise to Joshua's Bible, a touching tale of faith and...

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