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3 Novels to Make You Laugh and Think

Who doesn’t love a comic novel? What makes something funny is very hard to pin down, and one person’s sense ...

August Book To Screen Adaptation News

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the ...

Black Comics by Black Authors: A List

I was thrilled to learn that Strange Fruit, a new comic by J.G. Jones and Mark Waid about racism in ...

Black-ish: Passing, LOVING DAY, and Rachel Dolezal

I’m reading Loving Day. Simultaneously laughing and cringing, and thinking about the definition of Blackness. In Mat Johnson’s latest electrifying ...

Recommended Summer Reading: An Alternative List

Today the New York Times and NPR released their summer reading recommendations. While there is nothing wrong with the books ...

Experiencing the VONA Writing Workshops For Writers of Color

Ten years ago I did one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself: I became a part of ...

3 Wintry Audiobooks to Help Beat the Summer Heat

Books take you places. It’s a fact. In these sweltering days of summer, I find myself longing to make the ...

The Writers, the Gamers, & Me: Graphic Novels for Everyone!

I’m going bookish for the folks on my gift list this year. Except for the nieces, who, as intelligent and ...

More Overlooked Books from 2011

Whenever I write a post picking on some books, I always feel the need to follow it up with one ...