Interracial/Multi-ethnic/Cultural Heritage

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Tell Me How to Be . . . offers one view of what it is like to be an Indian American in contemporary America.”

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“Midnight Hour operates from a stimulating conceit: an anthology of 20 crime stories, all taking place at midnight, all written by writers of color.”

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Trauma can have long-term and devastating effects on one’s mind, body, and spirit. In Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s novel Savage Tongues, the author explores the aftermath of trauma.

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The writing alone is a wonder and a fitting coda for the career of this great writer who led the parade of extremely talented writers coming out of post-independence Niger

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Sabina Murray’s novel The Human Zoo deftly interweaves a narrative of a woman’s search for identity, a historical, cultural, and political tale of Filipino society, and a tension-filled, a

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“This fresh comic thriller is entertaining from start to finish. Raina’s bright voice shines through thanks to his narrator’s unique viewpoint and perceptive observations.”

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“one tightly connected braid of liberty/imprisonment in forms that are political, physical, societal, emotional, and psychological.

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A young, Black woman in Parsons, Georgia, raised by her grandmother and living somewhat contentedly in a community of God-fearing good folk comes of age in 1936, surrounded by a world built on slav

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Have you ever not wanted a book to end? Were disappointed that the characters are gone from your life?

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“To find meaning and humanity in confusing times and to convey that understanding to the reader is the ultimate gift a writer can provide.”

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“You’ll open this novel because of history, read on because of story, and close it knowing more about your own life, right here, right now.”

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“Each novel Man Booker finalist Deborah Levy writes comes nearer perfection.

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South African born Jewish-Canadian author Kenneth Bonert’s sophomore effort The Mandela Plot is a sequel to his multiple awards winning debut novel The Lion Seeker (also reviewed

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“It is a love letter to good writing, interesting plotting, and strong characterization.”

“Does love have to end in heartbreak?”

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“a stimulating thinking-person’s read . . .”

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Three-dimensional chess barely conveys the multiple levels, breadth, and ambition that comprise Book of Numbers, Joshua Cohen’s epic of the Internet age and fourth novel.

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Cole Riley, an author of erotica in his own right, has written several street classics including Hot Smoke Night, The Devil to Pay, and the recent Harlem Confidential.