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Hip-hop's new plot

Urban novels get a read on literary success

By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / March 2, 2004

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There's a windstorm of change taking place in the Downtown Crossing kiosk of Lloyd Hart's Black Library Booksellers. The popular novels by mainstream African-American authors that once held dominant positions on Hart's cart are ceding space to books by Nikki Turner, Carl Weber, Teri Woods, and Shannon Holmes. These cinematic novels about the lives of hookers, hoodlums, and hit men ... (Full Article: 1665 Words)

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