My Father’s Name
“an important and grand book…strangely and beautifully evocative of the Civil War”
--- Edward P. Jones

The Indignant Generation
“It should guide the way African American and American literature is studied.”
---Publisher’s Weekly

Ralph Ellison
“Rich and meticulous” “evoked Ellison’s environment brilliantly”
---New York Times Book Review


The Vampire [PDF]
The fickle career of Carl Van Vechten
By Lawrence Jackson


A Sage in Harlem [PDF]
Langston Hughes in letters
By Lawrence Jackson