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Articles from Black Issues Book Review (July 1, 2003)

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"Sister Friends" spread joy; a northern Virginia group finds escape in history and fiction. (books N clubs). Houser, Pat 617
A golden voice goes silent: Lynne Thigpen, the award-winning actress who died this past spring, was the hardest working narrator in audiobooks. (tribute). Osborne, Gwendolyn E. Obituary 1004
A song with a story of its own: scholar Cecil Brown's search for the oft-sung exploits of Stagolee underscores the indelible power of our oral culture. (Bibliomane). Dodson, Angela P. 1170
American Expressionism, Art and Social Change, 1920-1950. Book Review 191
An independent forum for critical black voices: Washington, D.C.-based poet, and journalist Esther Iverem turns Web maven as founder of the two-year-old site (spotlight). Fulwood, Sam, III 1170
And the reading is easy ... in summertime, a good book is king of leisure pursuits. (Summer Escapes)(Cover Story). McLarin, Kim 2297
Asphalt Gods: an Oral History of the Rucker Tournament. Boyd, Herb Book Review 479
BIBR recommends. 160
Big business at Wiley. (Deals). 114
Black Baseball Entrepreneurs 1860-1901: Operating by Any Means Necessary. Rust, Art, Jr. Book Review 268
Black Threads: an African American Quilting Sourcebook. Muse, Daphne Book Review 397
Brandon Massey, the author of the self-published 1999 horror novel Thunderland, appears nested with Kensington Publishing Corp., which picked up Massey's first book, revised it and distributed it nationwide last December. (Deals). 96
Brenda Wilkinson retired this spring as staff writer with the United Methodist Church's Board of Global Ministries. (Milestones). Simmons, Judy Dothard 102
Brett Pulley, a Forbes senior editor, represented by Djana Pearson Morris of Adler & Robin Books, Inc., a D.C. literary agency and book packager, signed with Wiley & Sons some months ago for a biography of billionaire BET founder Robert Johnson. (Deals). 115
Bronzeville: Black Chicago in Pictures, 1941-1943. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 375
Capturing the Christian market: religious booksellers' convention offers chances to network and get your praise on. Murray, Victoria Christopher 863
Committed to Breathing. Lightfoot, Toni Asante Book Review 257
Crawfish Dreams. Johnson, Melissa Ewey Book Review 396
Diary of a Groupie. Stephen, Curtis Book Review 230
Erotica--his and hers. Bashir, Samiya A. 1606
Fiction for the faithful: Denise Stinson's imprint, Walk Worthy Press, stakes out a future for Christian fiction. (faith). Stanley, Kathryn V. 594
First, tell it. (letters to the editor). Turner-Gaston, Lashelle Letter to the Editor 95
Flying off the shelves. 712
For Gold and Glory: Charlie Wiggins and the African-American Racing Car Circuit. Venable, Malcolm Book Review 457
Frederick J. Brown: Portraits in Jazz, Blues, and other Icons. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 154
Friends of a Feather: One of Life's Little Fables. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 191
From the editor-in-chief. Cox, William E. Editorial 618
Future fiction. (Deals). 83
Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture. Book Review 177
Getting Mother's Body. McHenry, Susan Book Review 466
Heroes Without a Country: America's Betrayal of Joe Lewis and Jesse Owens. Davis, Anthony C. Book Review 449
Home on my mind: novels about special places in our history. (Fiction). 2908
I Dream of Trains. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 155
Interactive marketing the old-fashioned way: publisher applies contest strategy to sell African American mystery. Townes, Glenn 435
Keeping the faith. (Between the lines: the inside scoop on what's happening in the publishing industry.). 134
Kids' stuff: what our children are reading. (Summer Escapes). Rust, Suzanne 2589
Let's talk about sex! Novelist Jill Nelson (Sexual Healing) and cultural critic Tricia Rose (Longing to Tell) compare notes on how today's sisters think and feel about sexuality and intimacy. McHenry, Susan Book Review 4823
Li'l Dan the Drummer Boy: a Civil War Story. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 176
Lita. Green-Cary, Robin Book Review 240
Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave. Dodson, Angela P. Book Review 504
New Dramatists, the nation's oldest nonprofit, drama development workshop, presented August Wilson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, its 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award during a $200-ticket affair at the New York Marriott Marquis in May. (Milestones). Simmons, Judy Dothard 93
Online guides for writing the next big-screen hit: this is the first of a three-part series on Websites and technology for writers. (book bytes). Estrada, Sheryl 766
Open Wide the Freedom Gates: a Memoir. Morris, Monique W. Book Review 374
Pictures for Miss Josie. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 232
Proceeds for Africa: project turns writer into independent publisher helping church auxiliary channel funds to assist children. (self publishing). Murray, Victoria Christopher 533
Ruminations. Venable, Malcolm Book Review 240
Signings & sightings. 712
Spoken words: storytelling festivals continue the griot tradition. Simmons, Judy D. 874
Strong in niche marketing, Kensington's African American component includes early Leslie Esdaile romances. (Deals). 114
Summer Snow: Reflections From a Black Daughter of the South. Boyd, Herb Book Review 697
Susan L. Graham has reorganized her agency About Words in Roswell, Georgia, near Atlanta, and is back in business after a hiatus, she says. (Milestones). Simmons, Judy Dothard 118
Sweet harmonies translate to sales: hundreds of vendors gather to market books, CD's and other items to a captive audience of 15,000 at the world's largest gathering of gospel music participants. Atkins, Elizabeth 1016
The Art of Whitfield Lovell: Whispers From the Walls. Reynolds, Clarence V. Book Review 398
The brothers Karibu: from street sales to a five-store chain. (market buzz). Osborne, Gwendolyn E. 708
The choices of summer. (executive editor's view). Dodson, Angela P. Editorial 562
The Dawn at My Back: Memoir of a Black Texas Upbringing. Rhodes-Pitts, Sharifa Book Review 336
The editors respond. (letters to the editor). Letter to the Editor 178
The Fabric of Moroccan Life. Book Review 188
The first to know: Orlando, Florida, reader wins $10,000 when she figures out who killed Tiffany Jones. Townes, Glenn Brief Article 412
The honor roll. (Between the lines: the inside scoop on what's happening in the publishing industry). 160
The Majesty of African Motherhood. Reynolds, Clarence V. Brief Article 136
The mystery of Oprah's "Classics": no one seems to know what books will hit it big with America's favorite talk-show host this summer--and everybody's interested. Dawkins, Wayne 983
The next crop of reading pleasures: your favorite writers are at work, and here's what they're up to. (Summer Escapes). Saunders, Nicole 1635
The notorious B.L.A.I.R. (Between the lines: the inside scoop on what's happening in the publishing industry). 217
The Quotable Musician From Bach to Tupac. Cain, Joy Duckett Book Review 354
Three Days As the Crow Flies. Venable, Malcolm Book Review 280
Tony Medina takes a deep breath: poet, teacher and activist walks the 'hood and tells BIBR about his latest work. Alberdeston Coralin, Jane E. Interview 1537

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