In search of something good to read? USA TODAY's Barbara VanDenburgh scopes out the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases.
3. “The Son of Mr. Suleman,” by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton, fiction)
What it’s about: The author’s final novel after his death in January, about Black professor Pi Suleman, whose career is threatened when a white colleague threatens to claim he assaulted her.
The buzz: “This novel couldn’t be more timely as America and the world continues to grapple with the effects of racism on our society,” says a review from Black Girl Nerds.