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Fashion Outsider Wendell Headley Comes to Center Stage

by Souleo

In an unfurnished New York City apartment with bare white walls, Wendell Headley paces the room with an intense energy bordering… Read More

‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ Gets the Book Treatment [NEW BOOK]<br />

‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ Gets the Book Treatment [NEW BOOK]

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Continuum, $14.50) by Kirk Walker Graves is interesting. The author actually says… Read More

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6 Caribbean Writers to Discover This Summer

by Kristin Braswell

There is a place on the South Coast of Jamaica called Treasure Beach where frothy turquoise waves whip violently into jagged rocks… Read More

Inside the Business Mind of Michael Jackson [NEW BOOK]

Inside the Business Mind of Michael Jackson [NEW BOOK]

Michael Jackson Inc. (Atria $26) by Zack O’Malley Greenburg offers a perspective fans around the world may have never… Read More

Inside the Fierce, Tender Eye of Gordon Parks [NEW BOOK]

Inside the Fierce, Tender Eye of Gordon Parks [NEW BOOK]

Gordon Parks (Thames & Hudson $15.95) by accomplished photography curator Paul Roth is part of the publisher’s… Read More

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'Til the Well Runs Dry':
The Anatomy of a Debut Novel

by Demetria Irwin

Lauren Francis-Sharma’s debut novel ‘Til the Well Runs Dry is a tale of unorthodox love between Marcia Garcia and Farouk Karam… Read More

Michael Jordan Lives ‘The Life’<br />
[NEW BOOK]<br />

Michael Jordan Lives ‘The Life’
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Michael Jordan: The Life (Little, Brown & Company $35) by Roland Lazenby is a comprehensive look at the life and times… Read More

Kehinde Wiley Takes on Jamaica [NEW BOOK]

Kehinde Wiley Takes on Jamaica [NEW BOOK]

Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage Jamaica by Kehinde Wiley (D.A.P. / Stephen Friedman Gallery $40.00) with… Read More

Pearl Cleage Dishes Life Lessons and Love Affairs

Pearl Cleage Dishes Life Lessons and Love Affairs

Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs (Atria $23.99) by Pearl Cleage is a fantastic memoir… Read More

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Make Mine Marvel Studios!

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Comic books taught me to read by the age of 4 (yeah, OK, shout-out to Sesame Street too), and the mainstream sway of superheroes… Read More

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