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Black History Month Reading List

by Tasnim Morrison It goes without saying that we should all be reading books by Black authors and books centring the experiences of Black people all year round, however, October is Black History Month in […]

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Where to start with Gayl Jones

This September Virago are publishing Palmares the first new book from Gayl Jones in over two decades. Gayl Jones was first discovered and edited by Toni Morrison, and her talent was praised by writers including Maya Angelou, […]

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Read an extract from Palmares by Gayl Jones

Palmares hails the return of a major voice in literature – ‘the best American novelist whose name you may not know’ (Atlantic). Gayl Jones was first discovered and edited by Toni Morrison, and her talent was […]

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Read an extract from The Healing

Following faith healer, Harlan Jane Eagleton, The Healing is a beautifully-written portrait of this woman’s past and how she came to her first healing.     |   I open a tin of Spirit of […]

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