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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.

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One man’s admirable, futile quest to democratize his homeland.

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Yonder: A Novel

By Jabari Asim

The Thieves may control the plantation, but the Stolen control their own destiny.

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A short but powerful addition to the Holocaust canon.