Sheila Copeland - Fiction - 1998 - 432 pages
A first novel about young African-Americans in search of celebrity focuses on model-turned-singer Topaz Black, talented film director Gunther Lawrence, and top-notch basketball ...
Donald Goines - Fiction - 1997 - 142 pages
Black hit man Daddy Cool tries to protect the only person he loves--his daughter, Janet--when a cunning pimp lures her into his stable
Robert Deane Pharr - Fiction - 1978 - 236 pages
Larry "Giveadamn" Brown is transformed from a country bumpkin to a crime kingpin after he inherits his Uncle Harry's Harlem dope and numbers empire
Gary Phillips - Fiction - 2003 - 291 pages
From the author of "High Hand," ("Phillips. . . serves up a fast-moving plot."--"Publisher's Weekly") comes another engaging read.
Joy, Joylynn Jossel - Fiction - 2005 - 289 pages
Twenty-six-year-old Harlem Jones, an independent young woman with her own home and her own business who grew up the hard way with a crack-addicted mother and foster home ...
Jennifer van der Kwast - Fiction - 2005 - 288 pages
A laugh-out-loud debut novel about the minefield that is unemployment, the pursuit of the ultimate career, and the annoying habit of falling in love at inconvenient times ...