Black Books

Many readers speak of how bell hooks changed their lives for the better. If today is the first time you are discovering hooks' impressive collection, these are the books you should begin with.

Angie Thomas’ ‘The Hate U Give’ won the Waterstones children’s book prize in London.

Entrepreneurs Derrick and Ramunda Young opened MahoganyBooks; the first Black bookstore in Anacostia in 20 years.

On Monday, journalist and author Peter Slevin joined Roland Martin on the set of NewsOne Now to talk about his new book, Michelle Obama: A Life. Slevin’s book gives the public a glimpse into Mrs. Obama’s past and how it has shaped the First Lady she’s become. “When authors pen a book that looks into […]

Curtis Bunn sure knows how to throw a book party. The National Book Club Conference, Bunn’s popular annual creation, was held this past weekend at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. The multi-talented Tyrese Gibson was there promoting his provocative new book, How to Get Out of your Own Way. Roland Martin received the Terrie Williams […]

Got a real treat for those of you who were unable to make it to the 2011 Harlem Book Fair this past week — C-Span’s Book TV covered the event and has hours of incredible footage available online at their site’s video library. The video segments from this iconic book fair include a bunch of […]

A few weeks back, I teased you by mentioning just a couple of upcoming book events, namely this month’s Harlem Book Fair in New York (July 23) and the National Book Club Conference in Atlanta (July 29-31). I was able to recently get some feedback from some gracious readers that were thankful I’d listed these […]