Baraka Books published the newest book by acclaimed author Ishmael Reed, THE TERRIBLE FOURS, on June 15th 2021! To read more and order the book today, click here.
Author, professor, activist, and Asian-American literature advocate Shawn Wong received this year’s Stand UP Award from the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) during the organization’s virtual 2021 Annual Meeting on June 7. The award honors those who “have done extraordinary work to support, defend, and celebrate the university press community.” Click here to read more in Publisher’s Weekly.
Morgan Stanley executive Carla A. Harris, author of the lauded inspirational business books EXPECT TO WIN and STRATEGIZE TO WIN and one of the most senior Black women in finance today, has a new book coming next year! Avery/Penguin Random House will publish LEAD TO WIN in fall 2022.
In May 2021, Carla received the prestigious Laetare Medal at Notre Dame University. Click here to watch her rousing acceptance speech at Notre Dame’s commencement ceremony!
Writer Alexander Montgomery has named Ishmael Reed’s masterpiece MUMBO JUMBO as one of 10 Books for Black Men to Read! Check out the article in Early Bird Books here.
NPR has chosen Luke Geddes’ hilarious, riveting HEART OF JUNK (Simon & Schuster, Feb. 2020) as one of the best books of 2020! Check out more info here.