Peter Francis James


Peter Francis James is an accomplished actor on both the stage and the screen. His theater credits include roles in On Golden Pond, Much Ado about Nothing, and August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean. His many film and television credits include Jahfree Neema in Oz, Raymond Parks in The Rosa Parks Story, Joe Gould's Secret, The Guiding Light, Law & Order: SVU, and Third Watch.


All Aunt Hagar's Children: Stories

Edward P. Jones



Walter Dean Myers


Eclipse: A Thriller

Richard North Patterson


Native Son

Richard Wright


Old Yeller

Fred Gipson and Steven Polson



Ann Patchett


The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, et al.


On Beauty

Zadie Smith


Red at the Bone

Jacqueline Woodson


Ruby Bridges


Black Boy Lib/E

Richard Wright


Black Boy

Richard Wright