N.K. Jemisin's work is distinguished by, as our reviewer wrote about The Kingdom of Gods, "her ability to imagine and describe the mysteries of the universe in language that is at once elegant and profane, and thus, true." She concludes her Broken Earth trilogy (the first two volumes of which have won back-to-back Hugo awards) with The Stone Sky, out now from Orbit. Shelf Awareness spoke with her about writing the final installment. 
From the MacArthur genius award winner, a beautifully written and revelatory look at the slave origins of a major northern American city
Caribbean-born immigrants have had pivotal roles in shaping the history and governance of the United States.
The name Trench Town often conjures up feelings of dread - violence, gang warfare, ghetto politics and poverty.
A former university librarian, author  makes her debut with the novel Mr. Rochester (just out from Grand Central Publishing), an intimate look at the life of one of literature's most moody men. Below Shoemaker describes the inciting event that led her down the dark and brooding path.
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