Miami Book Fair 2020 Authors - J

Stream your favorite authors at home, beginning November 15th.


Grown Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062840356
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 15th, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller! “Grown exposes the underbelly of a tough conversation, providing a searing examination of misogynoir, rape culture, and the vulnerability of young black girls.

The Absurd Man: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324004554
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 25th, 2020

In this knock-out collection, Major Jackson savors the complexity between perception and reality, the body and desire, accountability and judgment.

Prodigals: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250118059
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Published: Picador - March 7th, 2017

During a violent storm, a filmmaker escapes New York, accompanied by a woman who may be his therapist. A lawyer in the throes of divorce seeks refuge at her seaside cottage only to find a vagrant girl living in it. A dilettantish banker sees his ambitions laid bare when he comes under the influence of two strange sisters.

All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374312718
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020

*An Amazon Best Book of the Year optioned for television by Gabrielle Union!*

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812988659
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 8th, 2019

Twenty-five years after Jesus’ Son, a haunting new collection of short stories on mortality and transcendence, from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson

Hollywood Park: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250621566
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Published: Celadon Books - May 26th, 2020


“A Gen-X This Boy’s Life...Music and his fierce brilliance boost Jollett; a visceral urge to leave his background behind propels him to excel... In the end, Jollett shakes off the past to become the captain of his own soul. Hollywood Park is a triumph."
O, The Oprah Magazine

Spies: Mary Bowser Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937133399
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Published: Choose Your Own Adventure - October 1st, 2020

The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541617865
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Published: Basic Books - March 31st, 2020

This dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King upends longstanding preconceptions to transform our understanding of the twentieth century's most iconic African American leaders.

A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101906323
Availability: AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup)
Published: Crown - July 14th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In these hilarious essays, the Saturday Night Live head writer and Weekend Update co-anchor learns how to take a beating.

“I always wanted to punch his face before I read this book. Now I just want to kick him in the balls.”—Larry David