The Fiercely Stunning Jason Reynolds At Build

“Long Way Down” is National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds’s fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he’s going to murder the guy who killed his brother. Continue Reading →

Between The Lines: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward At The Schomburg

National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward will discuss her new novel Sing, Unburied, Sing. Ward grapples with the ugly truths at the heart of the American story, and the power and limitations of the bonds of family. Continue Reading →

Between The Lines: Imbolo Mbue And Lola Ogunnaike At The Schomburg In Harlem

october12beholdthedreamerscropImbolo Mbue’s debut novel, Behold the Dreamers, is the story of one immigrant family from Cameroon whose fates collide with the collapse of financial markets in 2009. Continue Reading →