By Mark Prins
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.
By Sadeqa Johnson
A sobering, graphically violent story of a light-skinned slave struggling to survive in the 19th-century South.
By Gretel Ehrlich
A nuanced meditation on the sacred spaces disappearing before our eyes.
By Vladimir Alexandrov
One man’s admirable, futile quest to democratize his homeland.
By Jabari Asim
The Thieves may control the plantation, but the Stolen control their own destiny.
By Peter Longerich
A short but powerful addition to the Holocaust canon.
By Bernardine Evaristo
The Booker Prize-winning author owes it all to tenacity. And talent.