LITERARY PROFILES


The Big Easy

The Mystery of Walter Mosley
With Elsie B. Washington
Metro Newspaper (06/97)


Walter Mosely

Never Outgunned

Interview of Walter Mosley
With Elsie B. Washington
Metro Newspaper (06/97)


The World According to Grau

The Work of Louisiana Pulitzer Prize-Winner Shirley Ann Grau
Metro Newspaper (02/98)


Shirley Ann Grau


The Wizard of Aztlán

Latino Poet-Warrior Alurista
Metro Newspaper (08/99)


Catfish and
Mandala

Andrew Pham's Journey From Vietnam To California And Back Again
Metro Newspaper
(10/99)


FICTION BOOK REVIEWS





A LONG FATAL LOVE CHASE
Louisa May Alcott



RULE OF THE BONE
Russell Banks



TUFF
Paul Beatty



THE ROAD TO WELLVILLE
T. Coraghessan Boyle



A FRIEND OF THE EARTH
T. C. Boyle



CROSSING OVER JORDAN
Linda Beatrice Brown



BLOODCHILD
Octavia Butler


Octavia Butler



BROTHERS AND SISTERS
Bebe Moore Campbell


THE MANY ASPECTS OF MOBILE HOME LIVING
Martin Clark


CROSSING THE MANGROVE
Maryse Condé


UNDER THE BONE

Anne-Christine d'Adesky


THE FARMING OF BONES

Edwidge Danticat


Edwidge Danticat



THE ISLAND OF THE DAY BEFORE

Umberto Eco


Umberto Eco


JUNETEENTH
Ralph Ellison


THE ORDINARY SEAMAN

Francisco Goldman


THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

(Yes, the Original)
Kenneth Graham


THE BLACK PRINCE

Shirley Ann Grau


CLOSING TIME

Joseph Heller


DARKEST ENGLAND

Christopher Hope


SECRETS
Kelvin Christopher James


IN THE FALL
Jeffrey Lent


Jeffrey Lent


ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE

Eddie Little


DIRTY BIRD BLUES

Clarence Major


GOOD PEOPLES

Marcus Major


HOW STELLA GOT HER GROOVE BACK

Terry McMillan


THE FAMISHED ROAD

Ben Okri


GEOGRAPHIES OF HOME

Loida Maritza Pérez


Loida Maritza Pérez


CROSSING THE RIVER

Caryl Phillips


PANDORA

Anne Rice


GODS AND GENERALS

Jeff Shaara


TALES OUT OF SCHOOL

Benjamin Taylor


THE LAWS OF OUR FATHERS

Scott Turow


POSSESSING THE SECRET OF JOY

Alice Walker


BY THE LIGHT OF MY FATHER'S SMILE

Alice Walker


THE CATTLE KILLING

John Edgar Wideman


John Edgar Wideman


TWO CITIES

John Edgar Wideman


NONFICTION BOOK REVIEWS


UNEQUAL JUSTICE: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND COMMUNITIES OF COLOR
Edited by Robert D. Bullard


GHOSTS IN OUR BLOOD

(The Malcolm X Spirit)
Jan Carew


LINCOLN (A BIOGRAPHY)

David Herbert Donald


CIVIL WARS: FROM L.A. TO BOSNIA

Hans Magnus Enzensberger


THE FUTURE OF OUR RACE

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Cornel West


ALEX HALEY: THE PLAYBOY INTERVIEWS

Alex Haley


A HISTORY OF WARFARE

John Keegan


ASHES TO ASHES

Richard Kluger


A WORLD LIT ONLY BY FIRE

William Manchester


THE SHADOW OF THE PANTHER; HUEY NEWTON AND THE PRICE OF BLACK POLITICAL POWER IN AMERICA

Hugh Pearson


HOME IS A DIRTY STREET

Useni Eugene Perkins


WILLIE BROWN, A BIOGRAPHY
James Richardson


COAL TO CREAM:
A BLACK MANíS JOURNEY BEYOND COLOR TO AN AFFIRMATION OF RACE

Eugene Robinson


FROM CIVIL RIGHTS TO BLACK LIBERATION: MALCOLM X AND THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRO-AMERICAN UNITY
William Sales, Jr.


WHY WACO?

James D. Tabor
Eugene V. Gallagher


I HEAR A SYMPHONY; AFRICAN AMERICANS CELEBRATE LOVE

Paula L. Woods
Felix H. Liddell


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