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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 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.

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Wallace is an introverted African-American transplant from Alabama. A series of confrontations with colleagues, and an…

The Death of Vivek Oji

One afternoon, in a town in southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son's body, wrapped in…

So We Can Glow

Forty-two short stories exposing the glossy and matte hearts of girls and women in moments of obsessive desire and…

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