- Location(s): Harlem, New York City (NYC)
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): early 1970s
Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions–sexual, racial, political, artistic–that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their...
- Location(s): Harlem, Paris
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): 1920s
In a lyrical, captivating debut set against the backdrop of the Harlem Renaissance and glittering Jazz Age Paris, Joe Okonkwo creates an evocative story of emotional and artistic awakening. On a sweltering summer night in 1925, beauties in beaded...
- Location(s): Harlem
- Genre(s): Children
- Era(s): Contemporary
From New York Times best-selling author Karina Yan Glaser comes one of Times’ Notable Children’s Books of 2017: “In this delightful and heartwarming throwback to the big-family novels of yesteryear, a large biracial family might lose their beloved brownstone home, but win...