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Aftershocks

By Nadia Owusu

Mapping and mining the topography of grief.

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A now-successful author’s witty reflection on decades of struggle.

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An erudite, thoughtful collection from a master of the form.

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Defenestrate: A Novel

By Renée Branum

Family drama is portrayed to magnetic effect in this outstanding debut.

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A former officer of the court reveals that justice is hardly blind.

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This cerebral thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat — and make you want to pull out that old copy of Wheelock’s Latin.

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Yellow Wife

By Sadeqa Johnson

A sobering, graphically violent story of a light-skinned slave struggling to survive in the 19th-century South.

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Unsolaced

By Gretel Ehrlich

A nuanced meditation on the sacred spaces disappearing before our eyes.