Stacks Image 60

A MEMORY OF FICTIONS (or) Just Tiddy-Boom

Part remembrance, part fiction, this modern, jazzy take on the bildungsroman employs a fugue-like structure to paint a vivid portrait of Jessie Vincent Grandier as he battles to reconcile his gay, black, decidedly bourgeois existence with the expectations and preconceptions of those around him, black and white.

More >>
Stacks Image 66


New Orleans. Mardi Gras. 1958.
The half-mad, half-black son of a white gangster wants vengeance for his mother's murder.
He'll tear the world apart to get it.

By the way, his father's the one who killed her.

More >>
Stacks Image 64

I DREAMT I WAS IN HEAVEN - The Rampage of the Rufus Buck Gang

The historical novel of five black and Indian teenagers in 1895 who terrorized Indian lands in a vain attempt to wrest them back from U.S. encroachment and white men’s control.

Based on the shocking true story, a uniquely American quest for glory and redemption in 1895.

More >>

Stacks Image 78


At the dawn of the Reagan 80s, a wealthy recent Harvard graduate sets off to learn more about the country he’s seeing redefined all around him. He discovers a place darker and more dangerous in its terrifying innocence than anything he’d imagined, a place from which he barely escapes alive.

More >>

Stacks Image 86

WHITES SHACKLED THEMSELVES TO RACE - And Blacks Have Yet to Free Ourselves

Non-fiction that considers how to move beyond the painful racial framing imposed on our slave forebears hundreds of years ago through mining the rich, Afro-American historical record and the astonishing cultural treasure that we have forged over hundreds of years.

More >>
Stacks Image 82


In 1995 Los Angeles, the gruesome death of Father Alex Shipman, a young Catholic priest who was also the scion of a wealthy, internationally famous political family, leads an investigator to truths that could shatter—or redeem—the faith of millions.

More >>