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Stories from the Tenants Downstairs

by: Sidik Fofana

Publisher: Scribner (2023)


Staff Pick by comrade: nh

Each story in this collection reveals more about the rich ecosystem of a low-income apartment building in Harlem. Fofana's reflections on gentrification and anti-Blackness, among other systems of oppression and violence, are delivered organically through the residents of Banneker Terrace. His distinct writing style and clear voice in each story make every character familiar and so worth getting to know!