Author Archives: Troy

About Troy

Troy D. Johnson is the President, founder and webmaster of AALBC.com, LLC (The African American Literature Book Club). Launched in March of 1998, AALBC.com has grown to become the largest and most frequently visited website dedicated to books and films by and about people of African descent.

Top 40 Books Read by African Americans

Power List Best-Selling Books • Winter 2015 NAACP Image Award Literary Nominees Well Represented on Winter Edition of the Power List of Best-Selling African-American Books  January 28, 2015 New York, NY Contact:  Troy Johnson:  troy@aalbc.com Gwen Richardson:  grichardson@cushcity.com Nine of the books … Continue reading

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Is Amazon the Reader’s Friend?

If you are an avid reader, published author, publisher, or bookseller, you probably have a very clear opinion on this question. No matter which side of the issue you fall, it is well worth investing 90 minutes of your time to listen to the debate in the following video. Continue reading

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National Conference of African American Librarians

Authors and Publishers: Exhibit at the National Conference of African American Librarians The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) invites authors, publishers, vendors, educational and not-for-profit organizations, and businesses to exhibit during the 9th National Conference of African … Continue reading

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