Books by Arthur Flowers

BRER RABBIT RETOLD by Arthur Flowers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"A lavishly illustrated art book with a self-indulgent purpose that may appeal to adults but misses the mark for children's literature. (Picture book/folk tales. 5-10, adult)"
A successful reclamation project—or one that adds to an already-problematic literary history? Read full book review >
I SEE THE PROMISED LAND by Arthur Flowers
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"In the end, it feels more like experimental performance art than biography. (editorial notes) (Graphic biography. 15 & up)"
A new edition of a 2010 graphic telling of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. via Patua scroll paintings. Read full book review >
ANOTHER GOOD LIVING BLUES by Arthur Flowers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"Flawed, then, but not without its shining moments."
Memphis-born blues singer Flowers (De Mojo Blues, 1986) moves back to hometown Beale Street in the 1920's—when the bluesmen were kings and jazz was still an upstart—for a colorful but erratic romance between two temperamental, headstrong people. Read full book review >