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Publicity

Whatever I once thought about shelves of bookstores being laden with my book Dawn of Desegregation on the book’s publication date turned out to be wrong. In fact, in the months since its publication, I’ve heard of only one bookstore … Continue reading

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FAME?

On March 1, 2011, the first harbinger of my fifteen minutes of fame as an author arrived. (Actually, it turned out to be more like fifteen nanoseconds of micro-fame. But fame is fame; don’t knock it.) On that date, I … Continue reading

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Dawn Breaks

My first book, Dawn of Desegregation, was officially published by the University of South Carolina Press on May 15, 2011. Note that I used the word “officially.” That’s because author’s copies arrived at my house on May 1. The manuscript … Continue reading

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