Harlem-based AALBC.com’s has the hottest list of Non-fiction/Fiction books for 2010 around. You know they are serious, because their Bestselling Books are created by a 2 Month Tracking Period from January 1st 2010 through December 31st 2010. Continue reading
Troy Johnson‘s academic path led him through the NYC public schools to Brooklyn Technical High School, and then on to Syracuse University for a BS in Electrical Engineering, to Polytechnic University for an MS, and to New York University’s Stern School of Business for an MBA.
“I guess that’s not bad for a kid from the Johnson Houses projects,” he says.”Sure, there were some struggles, but if we’re not struggling, we’re not going to get to another level. So struggle is survival.”
Troy has both survived and thrived largely because he finds his passion and follows it. During his 20+ years in corporate roles ranging from designing wide area networks to managing international projects, his entrepreneurial instincts began to blossom. Continue reading
Tasha Smith and her identical twin, Sidra, were born on February 28, 1971 in Camden, New Jersey. Being raised by a single-mom in a crime and drug infested neighborhood …
…proved to be almost too much of a hurdle for Tasha to overcome as her life spiraled down a self-destructive path marked by promiscuity, Marijuana and cocaine addiction, chain-smoking and a stint as a stripper. Continue reading
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Troy Johnson of the African American Literature Book Club sits down with Author David Rivera Jr.,
to discuss his new book, “The Last Prejudice.”
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HW’s senoir book editor Troy Johnson on the scene at the National Book Club Conference in Atlanta, GA. Looks like entertaining speakers, wonderful attendees and I’m sure some southern cooking. The event is being hosted by Curtis Bunn, to see the rest of the photographs at facebook.
Inside the Harlem Book Industry!!
Listen to HW Radio with HW’s Danny Tisdale as he speaks to HW Senior Book Editor Troy Johnson, and Owner of the AALBC.com, the book industry in Harlem, the Harlem Book Fair, how-to pitch books, upcoming events, and much, much more.
Friday, May 8th at 6:30 pm
Troy Johnson’ Johnson is a technology expert and industry leader in marketing books on the Web. Johnson is the founder of AALBC.com. AALBC.com, launched in 1998, is the largest and most frequently visited site dedicated to books by and about black people.
1 – The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton
2 – Purple Panties: An Eroticanoir.com Anthology by Zane
3 - Sisters and Lovers by Connie Briscoe
4 – Missionary No More: Purple Panties 2 by Zane
5 – True to the Game III by Teri Woods
1 – Confessions of a Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans
2 – Dear G-Spot: Straight Talk About Sex and Love by Zane
3 – The Vixen Diaries by Karrine Steffans
4 – Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
5 - It’s No Secret: From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal–a Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All by Carmen Bryan
Troy Johnson, President, AALBC.com, 212.289.6356, 866.603.8394, firstname.lastname@example.org
Terrance Dean, the founder/creator of NY based Men’s Empowerment who formerly worked in production for MTV, sits down with Troy Johnson (AALBC.com, Harlem World Senior Book Editor) in the video (below) to discuss his new novel entitled Hiding In Hip Hop – On The Down Low in the Entertainment Industry from Music to Hollywood.
BET personality Abiola Abrams with Troy Johnson, AALBC.com and Harlem World Senior Book Editor about discussing her novel Dare. Filmed in the AALBC.com office in Harlem, New York on January 20th 2008.