Media Reviews

‘Books Have Literally Saved My Sanity’: Readers Respond to Our Letter to the Literary Community

Authors, publishing professionals and lifelong book-lovers across the world share their own experiences of reading during the pandemic.

The New York Times

May 4, 2020

Dec 1, 2020

Five New Nonfiction Books to Read

While You’re Stuck at Home

Smithsonian Magazine

March 27, 2020

Ready to Get Real?

These Are 24 of the Best Memoirs to Read This Year


July 27, 2020

The Other Madisons Review

An astonishing story of a president's black family.

The Guardian

July 20, 2020

Bettye Kearse’s ‘The Other Madisons’ Connects Her Family To A Former U.S. President

Barack Obama became the first Black person to reach America's highest office, but we've always had ties to it.


April 22, 2020

Mar 17, 2021

Lost History

'The Other Madisons' tells lesser known story of US president's Black descendants

The Mercury

Dec 6, 2020

Oct 22, 2020

The Virginia Gazette

Oct 8, 2020

The Other Madisons

The Lost History of a President's Black Family by Bettye Kearse


March 27, 2020

Albuquerque Journal

March 22, 2020