Jerrod Carmichael is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. Carmichael co-created and starred in the semi-biographical NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show, which ran from 2015 to 2017.

  • A Confederacy of Dunces

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.,???A masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue.??????The New York Times Book Review,A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole’s hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is “huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans’ lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures” (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun-Times).

  • Bogart

    Ann Sperber and Eric Lax offer the revealing, intimate, definitive biography of the legendary Humphrey Bogart, detailing the arc and span of his personal and professional life???a story of toil, tragedy, and triumph. Sperber and Lax exploreBogie???s abusive childhood and the three unsuccessful marriages that preceded the lasting love he found with Lauren Bacall, and plumb the depths of his arduous career working as Warner Brothers??? go-to drudge actor for thirteen years of B-list films before rising to stardom and ultimately achieving his place amongst Hollywood royalty. The Los Angeles Times calls Bogart “an immediate triumph . . . so rich in its research, so compelling in its writing, itis an absorbing human story of the motion picture business in the age of Humphrey Bogart.”

  • Discover the Power Within You

    The Inspirational Classic That Has Sold More Than 250,000 Copies!,In this 40th anniversary edition of Eric Butterworth’s inspiring tour de force, the author shares the greatest discovery of all time: the ability to see the divine within us all. Jesus saw this divine dimension in every human being, and Butterworth reveals this hidden and untapped resource to be a source of limitless abundance. Exploring this “depth potential,” Butterworth outlines ways in which we can release the power locked within us for better health, greater confidence, increased success, and inspired openness to let our “light shine” forth for others.

  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X

    In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement. His fascinating perspective on the lies and limitations of the American Dream, and the inherent racism in a society that denies its nonwhite citizens the opportunity to dream, gives extraordinary insight into the most urgent issues of our own time. ,stands as the definitive statement of a movement and a man whose work was never completed but whose message is timeless. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand America.

  • The Sellout

    A biting satire about a young man’s isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, Paul Beatty’s The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. It challenges the sacred tenets of the United States Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement, the father-son relationship, and the holy grail of racial equality???the black Chinese restaurant.,Born in the “agrarian ghetto” of Dickens???on the southern outskirts of Los Angeles???the narrator of The Sellout resigns himself to the fate of lower-middle-class Californians: “I’d die in the same bedroom I’d grown up in, looking up at the cracks in the stucco ceiling that’ve been there since ’68 quake.” Raised by a single father, a controversial sociologist, he spent his childhood as the subject in racially charged psychological studies. He is led to believe that his father’s pioneering work will result in a memoir that will solve his family’s financial woes. But when his father is killed in a police shoot-out, he realizes there never was a memoir. All that’s left is the bill for a drive-thru funeral.,Fueled by this deceit and the general disrepair of his hometown, the narrator sets out to right another wrong: Dickens has literally been removed from the map to save California from further embarrassment. Enlisting the help of the town’s most famous resident???the last surviving Little Rascal, Hominy Jenkins???he initiates the most outrageous action conceivable: reinstating slavery and segregating the local high school, which lands him in the Supreme Court.