Andrew McCarthy A Former Brat Pack Heartthrob Harlemite Now A Novelist

Andrew McCarthy spent his youth playing teens in Brat Pack movies such as “Pretty in Pink.” Now the 54-year-old is writing about them. Continue Reading →

Personal Branding Made Simple In Courtney R. Rhodes’ “Make Your Mark”

In this age of social media, there’s never been a more critical time to understand the power of personal branding. The newly-released Make Your Mark: Personal Branding Through ‘On-Purpose’ Living does just that. Continue Reading →

KPMG Donating 1,000 New Books To Children In Harlem

KPMG’s Family for Literacy which seeks to eradicate childhood illiteracy will hold an event Thursday, March 23, 2017, to help to shine a light on the critical importance of books and reading, and get books into the hands of low income families. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: Willie Moore Jr. And VIP At New Book Release For ‘Happily After All’

TV and radio personality Willie Moore Jr. (“Willie Moore Jr. Show”/Reach Media) hosted the Atlanta stop of his book tour  celebrating the release of his new critically acclaimed relationship book, “Happily After All.” Continue Reading →

Tia Mowry On “Whole New You: How Real Food Transforms Your Life” (Video)

Whole New You: How Real Food Transforms Your Life, for a Healthier, More Gorgeous You” is Harlem fave Tia Mowry’s new book. Continue Reading →

‘Piecing Me Together,’ With Renee Watson At The Schomburg In Harlem

Join the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program and author Renee Watson for a conversation on her book, Piecing Me Together, and the importance of representation in young adult books. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Arthur Miller “The Greatest Playwright Of The 20th Century,” 1915 – 2005

Arthur Asher Miller, October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005, was an American playwright, essayist, and figure in twentieth-century American theater. Continue Reading →

Julie Menin And Isaac Fitzgerald At AOL Build

In partnership with Buzzfeed, the New York City’s Mayor’s office created the new initiative, “One Book, One New York.” Continue Reading →

A Powerful Harlem Book That Speaks To This American Moment

The Week reports that Steve Erickson, author of Zeroville and much other inventive fiction, recommends books that “speak to the current moment”, and one of them is Jean Toomer’s Cane: Continue Reading →

Guru Valerie Graves Pens Fab Memoir On Her Rise From Teen Mom To Ad Superstar

Ad agency guru Valerie Graves knows how “pressure makes diamonds.”  In her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman that I Pretended to Be,” she  shows the reader every step of her journey. Continue Reading →