Gerald Early, a noted essayist and cultural critic, is a professor of English, African, and African American Studies and American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of several books, including The Culture of Bruising, which won the 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism.
Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: One World/Ballantine On Sale: December 29, 2009 Price: $16.00
Here is the superb second edition of the annual anthology devoted to the best nonfiction writing by African American authors—provocative works from an unprecedented and unforgettable year when truth was stranger (and more inspiring) than fiction.
The galvanizing election of Barack Obama was on the minds—and the pages—of authors everywhere. Best African...Read more >
Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Bantam On Sale: January 13, 2009 Price: $16.00
"There hasn't been an anthology of such talented African-American literary figures since Marita Golden's Gumbo, and the result is a masterful bouquet of literary flowers, some grand, some subtle, but none shrinking." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Introducing the first volume in an exciting new annual anthology featuring the year’s most outstanding fiction by...
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