Cover Story; Behind Those Books Documentary

Behind Those Books Documentary Delves Into the Controversy Surrounding the Money Making Genre of Urban Fiction

Dr. Cornell West, Teri Woods, Zane, Terry McMillan, Kwan, Michael Eric Dyson and a host of Book Publishing Insiders Dialogue in an Independent Film about the effects Urban Fiction has on Black Literature and Culture.

Kicking off the National Tour during Book of America weekend in New York City the Urban Book Source premiered Behind Those Books at Tribeca Cinemas on Friday May 27th.

The documentary includes interviews and footage with well over eighty book industry insiders including Terry McMillan, Zane, Omar Tyree, Teri Woods, Dr. Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson, Kevin Powell, Queen Pen, Vickie Stringer, Nikki Turner, K’wan, Treasure E. Blue and Nick Chiles along with publishers, vendors, book clubs, literary agents, editors, publicists and fans discussing the good, bad and ugly of urban fiction.

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Tomorrow on the POV Lounge…

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