Strange Fruit

The story of American racism through the eyes of two black women, a century apart.

Plantation stories ground the novel in history even as they take on the weight of myth.

STEPHANIE POWELL WATTS is the author, most recently, of “No One Is Coming to Save Us.” By STEPHANIE POWELL WATTS

“THE REVISIONERS,” Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s stunning new novel, is told in alternating chapters from the points of view of Ava and Josephine, two African-American women connected by blood and similar circumstances but divided by nearly a hundred...

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