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E. Lynn Harris

E. Lynn Harris is a nine-time New York Times bestselling author. His work includes the memoir What Becomes of the Brokenhearted and the novels A Love of My Own, Just as I Am, Any Way the Wind Blows (all three of which were named Novel of the Year by the Blackboard African American Bestsellers), I Say a Little Prayer, If This World Were Mine (which won the James Baldwin Award for Literary Excellence), and the classic Invisible Life

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Abide With Me
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2000
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-48658-3 (0-385-48658-8)

In this hotly anticipated conclusion to his popular Invisible Life trilogy, E. Lynn Harris delivers a masterful tale that traces the evolving lives of his beloved characters Nicole Springer and Raymond Tyler, Jr., and reintroduces readers to their respective lovers, best friends, and potential enemies.  Abide with Me moves between the worlds... Read more

And This Too Shall Pass
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | February 1997
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-48031-4 (0-385-48031-8)

A stellar quarterback, an ambitious sportscaster. What happens when rising stars collide?In And This Too Shall Pass, Harris takes us into the locker rooms and newsrooms of Chicago, where four lives are about to intersect in romance and scandal. At the heart of the novel is the celibate Zurich, a rookiequarterback... Read more

Any Way the Wind Blows
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | July 2002
$12.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-72118-9 (0-385-72118-8)

When her wedding to John “Basil” Henderson didn’t come off as planned, Yancey Harrington Braxton flew off to L.A. and remade herself as mega-diva Yancey B. And Basil started concentrating on his career as a high-powered sports agent. But then Yancey’s first single, “Any Way the Wind Blows,” hit the charts... Read more

Basketball Jones
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$14.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27867-8 (0-307-27867-0)

AJ Richardson is living the good life. Thanks to his longtime lover, NBA star Dray Jones, he has a gorgeous townhouse in New Orleans, plenty of frequent-flier miles, and an MBA he’s never had to use. Built on a deep and abiding love, their hidden relationship sustains them both. But when... Read more

Best African American Fiction
Written by Walter Dean Myers, Mat Johnson and Junot Diaz, Edited by E. Lynn Harris and Gerald Early
Bantam | Trade Paperback | January 2009
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38534-2 (0-553-38534-8)

Introducing the first volume in an exciting new annual anthology featuring the year’s most outstanding fiction by some of today’s finest African American writers.

From stories that depict black life in times gone by to those that address contemporary issues, this inaugural volume gathers the very best recent African American fiction. Created... Read more

Written by E. Lynn Harris and Marita Golden
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | December 2002
$32.00/39.95(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1041-5 (0-7679-1041-9)

A literary rent party to benefit the Hurston/Wright Foundation of African-American fiction, with selections to savor from bestselling authors as well as talented rising stars.

Not since Terry McMillan’s Breaking Ice have so many African-American writers been brought together in one volume. A stellar collection of works from more than fifty hot... Read more

I Say a Little Prayer
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2007
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7728-1 (1-4000-7728-1)

A USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post BestsellerChauncey Greer, the suave and successful owner of the Cute Boy Greeting Card Company, never wants for the attention of guys just as hot as he is. After a couple of bad dates Chauncey finds himself in church, where the minister’s message inspires... Read more

If This World Were Mine
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 1998
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-48656-9 (0-385-48656-1)

Four friends, all graduates of Hampton Institute, keep a collective journal they call "If This World Were Mine," and share their personal diaries each month at a gathering filled with humor, gossip, and affirmation. The four group members are as different as the seasons, yet they all share a love of... Read more

Invisible Life
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | February 1994
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-46968-5 (0-385-46968-3)

The re-issue of a remarkable first novel by a young, gay, black author who fashioned a deeply moving and compelling coming of age story out of the highly controversial issues of bisexuality and AIDS.

Law school, girlfriends, and career choices were all part of Raymond Tyler's life, but there were other... Read more

Just As I Am
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | February 1995
$14.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-46970-8 (0-385-46970-5)

E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic  storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like  race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and  diverse audience across America. Readers celebrate  the arrival in paperback of his second novel,  Just As I Am, which picks up where  Invisible Life left off,  introducing Harris's appealing and authentic characters to a  new set of joys... Read more

Just Too Good to Be True
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 2009
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-385-49273-7 (0-385-49273-1)

A New York Times Bestseller Brady Bledsoe and his mother, Carmyn, have a strong relationship. A single mother, faithful churchgoer, and the owner of several successful Atlanta beauty salons, Carmyn has devoted herself to her son and his dream of becoming a professional football player. Brady has always followed her lead... Read more

A Love of My Own
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 2003
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49271-3 (0-385-49271-5)

After Zola Denise Norwood meets media mogul Davis Vincent McClinton on a New York-bound flight, he makes her a couple of offers before they even land. One is editing his hot new urban style magazine Bling Bling. The other is more personal. As Zola and Raymond Tyler, Jr, Bling Bling’s CEO... Read more

Not a Day Goes By
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | February 2004
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7578-2 (1-4000-7578-5)

John “Basil” Henderson has always played the field, both as a professional football player and as an equal opportunity lover. After retiring his jersey for a career as a sports agent, the dashing playboy is surprising everyone—including himself—by deciding to settle down and commit to his new love, Yancey Harrington Braxton... Read more

What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
Written by E. Lynn Harris
Anchor | Trade Paperback | July 2004
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-49506-6 (0-385-49506-4)

“In many ways writing saved my life. It’s my hope that sharing my experience will give hope to others who are learning to deal with their “difference.” I want them to know they don’t have to live their lives in a permanent “don’t ask, don’t tell” existence. Truth is a powerful... Read more

On the Down Low
Written by J.L. King and Karen Hunter, Foreword by E. Lynn Harris
Harmony | Trade Paperback | April 2005
$14.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1399-7 (0-7679-1399-X)

A bold exposé of the controversial secret that has potentially dire consequences in many African American communities
Delivering the first frank and thorough investigation of life “on the down low” (the DL), J. L. King exposes a closeted culture of sex between black men who lead “straight” lives. King explores his own... Read more