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  • Diaz, Danticat decry deportations in Dominican Republic

    Two prize-winning, U.S.-based authors with roots in a divided Caribbean island are urging a range of protests against the deportations of migrants from the Dominican Republic.
  • Black nerd culture has its day in 'Dope'

    Black nerd culture has its day in 'Dope'
    The world of the black nerd in contemporary Inglewood, as depicted by screenwriter and director Rick Famuyiwa in his new film "Dope," is one I instantly recognize. Years ago, I was raised in a Harlem Crip neighborhood in Los Angeles' Jefferson Park....

    National Library Week Cocktail Promotion at Carbone's Kitchen

    National Library Week Cocktail Promotion at Carbone's Kitchen
    "Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right" - F. Scott Fitzgerald In honor of National Library Week April 12 to 18, Carbone's Kitchen has created a "Cocktails for Book Lovers" menu of author-themed drinks, specially priced for...

    Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf prize for fiction

    Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf prize for fiction
    The $10,000 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which recognize books that make important contributions to the understanding of racism and cultural diversity, have named Marlon James as this year's fiction winner for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings."...

    Charles Yu is a Genius (user) in new fiction at Electric Literature

    Charles Yu is a Genius (user) in new fiction at Electric Literature
    Charles Yu is a fictional Genius. At Electric Literature, he has used the Genius annotation software to expand his story, "Hero Absorbs Major Damage." But he's not explaining where the story came from or adding authorial notes about edits -- he's...