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Center for Black Literature hosts National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College

Since the first Conference in 1986, this public gathering of literary personalities and scholars continues to recognize renowned authors and poets for their extraordinary achievements.

Author, former Buffalo Soldier to hold book signing at Sister’s Uptown

On Saturday, Feb. 27, join retired A.D. Warden and former Buffalo Soldier Roy J. Caldwood over refreshments as he signs copies of his book, “Making the Right Moves: Rikers Island and NYC Corrections.”

Shaka Senghor’s story of redemption

In Detroit, a city that has endured its share of bad news, it’s good to know there are at least a few sprigs of hope and promise.

Attorney John P. Kellogg takes us to school with new book

When attorney John P. Kellogg decided to write “Taking Care of Your Music Business,” it was his intention to take a very daunting subject matter and simplify it.

Martia Goodson speaks for the ‘Church Ladies’

“How long … not long,” said Martia G. Goodson, quoting Dr. Martin Luther King as she answered how long it took her to write “Church Ladies: Untold Stories of Harlem Women in the Powell Era” (Author House, 2015).

Book review: ‘The Man from Essence: Creating a Magazine for Black Women’

Edward Lewis opens up about being a creative force behind a magazine for black women.

Book review: ‘Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life’

In a recent edition of The New York Times, Sam Roberts reviewed several coffee table books on the city, and he could have added “Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life.”

Former child soldier writes children’s book

A slit wrist. Gun powder mixed with cocaine rubbed into the wound. An abducted 5-year-old boy blindfolded, given an AK-47 and told to shoot his 12-year-old best friend.

UK couple publish new children’s book

A couple from Leeds, in Northern England, has recently published their first children’s book after months of hard work and dedication.

BOOK REVIEW ‘Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him’

Comedy changed when Richard Pryor took over.

Book signing by Dick Barnett at Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center

Recently, Harlem was treated to a book signing of “The Athlete Negro: The Awakening.”

Revolution Books to open in Harlem

It may take a while before Revolution Books is up and running in Harlem, but last week the launch was announced and it promises to be a real boon for a community without a stand-alone bookstore.

Book review: ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

What is immediately essential for me about “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ lengthy epistle to his son, is that “past is prologue.”

Book review: ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

What is immediately essential for me about “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ lengthy epistle to his son, is that “past is prologue.”

Daniel Jose Older’s ‘Shadowshaper’ is a magical must-read

If books were rated like video games, I would give “Shadowshaper” by Daniel Jose Older an “E” for everyone.