Monthly Archives: October 2019

John Okada’s “No-No Boy” Reviewed In Retrospective

John Okada: The Life & Rediscovered Work of the Author of No-No Boy edited by Frank Abe, Greg Robinson, and Floyd Cheung is a winner of the Before Columbus Foundation’s 2019 American Book Awards.

From Inquiries Journal:

http://www.inquiriesjournal.com/articles/1768/trauma-and-silence-in-no-no-boy-an-interdisciplinary-reading?fbclid=IwAR0FNfI3b7EuvU01hJEkDPi_ARIu7ca1YDIxub148tpqHdf3_ghs0zFlzd4

Ishmael Reed’s Latest Play Highlighted for Criticism of Broadway Hit “Hamilton”

The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda is completing its second running at the famed Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe.

From The Washington Square News:

Laila Lalami nominated for National Book Award

Lalami’s The Moor’s Account received the American Book Award in 2016. From the LA Times:

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2019-09-20/national-book-awards-fiction-longlist-laila-lalami-colson-whitehead?fbclid=IwAR1g1vNuCl0EGx-qTKFEdee_JzEKW72tzfwqN6Z6ED8yCkAZm1i_SdrUqWQ