Bondage: A Black & White Matter

Photo credit: Jeremy Bales | Book club members recently read "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E. L. James.

I couldn’t find any surveys or studies to reference but I have a theory about the cult-hit book Fifty Shades of Grey.  I have a hunch this book is far more popular with white audiences than black ones. Perhaps the Pew Research Center ought to conduct a study? White people have a thing for ropes [Read More...]

The Third Baptism

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(Editor’s Note): I leave out Friday for events in Washington state and then on to the East Coast swing of the book tour. Please mark your calendars for April 25, Wednesday, the date and time, I’ll be on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show to talk about A Silence of Mockingbirds. Meanwhile, we’ve got some friends contributing [Read More...]

The Rebel Wife: Q&A with Taylor Polites

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Publishing trade shows provide a great opportunity to connect with authors, booksellers, and readers. At the 2011 Southeast Indies trade show in Charleston, author Karen Spears Zacharias met debut novelist Taylor Polites. Listen in as Karen and Taylor discuss the work of writing and Taylor’s debut novel, The Rebel Wife, recently named by O Magazine [Read More...]


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