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Articles from Black Issues Book Review (May 1, 2005)

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Title Author Type Words
2 daring artists: past and present. Lewis, Tracey Book Review 634
A season for stories of the past and present: choices for the young range from a civil rights lesson to a fish tale. Rust, Suzanne Bibliography 849
Afterburn: A Novel. Morris, Monique W. Book Review 286
Aim high: guides for navigating inner lives and corporate turf. Cooper, Cecily D. Book Review 276
All God's children: a study on African American Mormons and guides for women of the spirit challenge the heart. Jones, Monica C. Book Review 611
Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya. Cash-Clark, Regina Book Review 239
Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies, and Denial in Black America. Blalock, Rick Book Review 464
BookExpo 2005: the grandest book "party" comes back to the publishing capital of the world. Green, Robin 1898
Brainstorming for success: with the help of good coaches, an author propels a business book to mainstream best-seller status. Khalfani, Lynnette 580
Branches of the ancestral tree: a sampler of resources for planning a gathering of relatives, researching African American roots or just basking in the rich histories of our people. Robinson, Carolyn H. Bibliography 1776
Catch the keynote, Ossie Davis: a mighty laborer in the field of the arts, a majestic voice for integrity has gone on ahead. Madhubuti, Haki R. Obituary 1406
Celebrating Black music month, June 2005. Collins, Justin Adewale Bibliography 945
Check it out: libraries remain important players in the book-selling market. Osborne, Gwendolyn E. 761
Cotton Field of Dreams: A Memoir. Cox, Jill L. Book Review 246
Deal. Dodson, Angela P. Brief Article 284
Dear Senator: A Memoir of the Daughter by Strom Thurmond. Dodson, Angela P. Book Review 519
Digging deeper. Excerpt 961
Doctors' orders: read early: a novel literacy program enlists medical professionals and volunteer readers to start young children reading. Rust, Suzanne 436
Dreams, promises and disappointments: Hollywood's racial past, Virginia's forgotten free enclave, Jamaica Kincaid's search for flowers and other offerings. Dykes, Antoinette Book Review 438
Expired. Cabell, Arphelia K. Book Review 217
Fight my battles: gay pride month special, June 2005: books to tackle life's legal complications in the black LGBT community. Lyons Larry D. 905
Flying off the shelves. Bibliography 731
Gimme an O! Simpkins, Tiffany A. Book Review 267
In praise of Ossie. Dodson, Angela P. Editorial 613
Inspiration for drama: playwrights ponder the literary influences that inform their work. Blake, Joseph P. 788
Interesting Times: Essays and Nonfiction. Fraser, C. Gerald Book Review 262
Is anybody out there? A closer look at the dire picture unearthed in the NEA's Reading at Risk study turns up some hopeful signs. Dawkins, Wayne 941
Israel on the Appomattox: a Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1700s through the Civil War. Boyd, Herb Book Review 303
Johnny Mad Dog. Simon, Denise Book Review 364
Library as a legacy: start by investing in some good books about collecting African American books. Meeks, Nia Ngina 880
Listening to the muses: Phylicia Rashad and LisaGay Hamilton reflect on how the voices of many writers spark their acting. Hunt, Sharita 1428
Ma Dear's Old Green House written by Denise Lewis Patrick and illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler, published by Just Us Books, Inc., was awarded the Children's Book of the Year honor by the African American Academy of Arts and Letters. Dodson, Angela P. Brief Article 101
Mirrors of masculinity: defining the state of the black male has never been easy, but a few selections can offer clues as to what's on the minds of many who make an effort to do so. Abdullah, Khalil Bibliography 1489
Nelson Mandela: In His Own Words. Duke, Lynne Book Review 447
Noteworthy title. Brief Article 155
Noteworthy titles. 126
Of logos and expos. Cox, William E. Editorial 549
Of race and justice: a book on a 1920s racial battle beat out stiff competition for national honor and may have helped spawn a competing award. Dodson, Angela P. 737
Poets and celebrities. Bryant, Gregory Letter to the Editor 129
Postcolonial Melancholia. Williams, R. Owen Book Review 308
Remembering mama: images of mothers, good, bad, real or fictive abound in our literary tradition. Davis, Bernadette Adams Book Review 941
Self-published reviews. Dykes, Antoinette Bibliography 310
Signings & sightings. 613
Some kind of kin: complex bonds and confused racial identities emerge in histories of African American families. Simmons, Pat L. Book Review 230
Some people who love J. California Cooper: Doubleday essay contest awards copies of the beloved author's books. 651
Space Between the Stars: My Journey to an Open Heart. Pride, Felicia Book Review 325
Starting over: the retiring co-owner of Hue-Man Bookstore in Harlem reflects on a life in bookselling. Villarosa, Clara C. 1200
The AIDS crisis. Weatherford, Carole Boston Letter to the Editor 112
The Best-Kept Secret. Townes, Glenn Book Review 187
The Executioner's Game. Henry, Tanu T. Book Review 330
The look of BIBR. Colvin, Tiffany L. Letter to the Editor 88
The Moments, the Minutes, the Hours: The Poetry of Jill Scott. Hegamin, Tonya Cherie Book Review 402
The power of the drum, and making music to a different beat. Davis, Anthony C. Book Review 484
The Promise: How One Woman Made Good on Her Extraordinary Pact to Send a Classroom of First Graders to College. Dasher-Alston, Robin M. Book Review 203
The Real Lives of Strong Black Women: Transcending Myths Reclaiming Joy. Simon, Denise Book Review 306
The Strong, Silent Type. Oluonye, Mary N. Book Review 251
The word workers: Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee shared many things, among them a reverence for seeing language breathed into life. Johnson, Sharon D. Cover Story 2600
To whom it may concern: memoirs of civil rights leaders, some never written, put flesh on the story of the Movement. Beauford, Fred 1263
Tool for libraries. Gauthier, Ronald M. Letter to the Editor 80
West Coast kinfolk: in Los Angeles, Chris Abani and Kamau Daaood stand out as strong limbs on the family tree of literature. Datcher, Michael 1515
Wit and wisdom: short stories by a master and novels by a variety of writers take us on odd journeys. Fleming, Robert Book Review 480
Word for word, bit by bit: no matter the promise, opinions are split on Google's plans to scan library books. Anthony, Robert S. 730
You Ain't Got No Easter Clothes: A Memoir. Shaw, Nicole Book Review 238

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