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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

The meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s and their attempt to reunite one last time.

Caul Baby

The search for familial connection, the enduring power of tradition and the dark corners of the human heart.

The Kindest Lie

The heartbreaking divide between Black and white communities in contemporary America.

 

The Rib King

An intricately woven novel that centers around the black servants of a down-on-its heels upper-class white family.

How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House

An intimate portrayal of interconnected lives, across race and class, in a rapidly changing resort town.
 

The Prophets

The forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation.

Black Buck

A young black man accidentally impresses a CEO, catapulting him into the opportunity of a lifetime. 

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