October 13, 2011
Journal-isms: Looking for some good fall reads? Richard Prince has you covered.
by Marshall T. Poe onOctober 6, 2011
The History of White People and more in our books column.
by Rebecca Walker onMarch 2, 2011
The year has started with a flurry of new releases. In the debut of her new column about books for The Root, Rebecca Walker recommends five titles across a broad span that she considers worth your time.
by Felicia Pride onApril 27, 2010
Why two new black self-help books don't get it right. No, conversate isn't a word. And yes, there are some things that black folks need to stop doing. But there's a difference between enabling and empathy.
by Rashod D. Ollison onMarch 2, 2010
A new book offers an incomplete map of a complex and tortured artist.
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