Devoted to publishing books at the dynamic intersection of entertainment and genre-defying literature, Roc Lit 101 will feature exhilarating, innovative work from some of the biggest artists and most imaginative and incisive writers of our time across a wide variety of interests—from music, sports, pop culture, art, and activism to illustrated books, cookbooks, books for children and books that defy genre altogether.
Till the End
CC Sabathia with Chris Smith
The memoir of the life of one of the most beloved baseball players of his generation, a raw, compelling story of baseball, family, fame, addiction, loss, and a champion’s resilience.
“The end of the story doesn’t mean anything if you don’t know everything that came before it.” Under the Grapefruit Tree: The CC Sabathia Story premieres December 22 on @hbomax.
American pop music is arguably this country’s greatest cultural contribution to the world, and its singular voice and virtuosity were created by a shining thread of Black women geniuses stretching back to the country’s founding. This is their surprising, heartbreaking, soaring story—from “one of the generation’s greatest, most insightful, most nuanced writers in pop culture” (Shea Serrano)
“This book is revelatory about the specific experiences of Black women in music.”—Dawnie Walton, author of The Final Revival of Opal & Nev
ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022—Oprah Daily, Essence, Electric Lit
A riveting snapshot of coming-of-age in one of the most violent periods of our recent history—a story of regrets and redemption.
Lil Uzi Vert
A mind-expanding illustrated novel that takes us into the imagination of one of the culture’s most innovative young artists.
A personal narrative that expands into a broad exploration of survival and our criminal justice system.
Lucky Me is a coming-of-age memoir that tells the story of a street-smart kid trying to navigate the razed landscape of a city in the midst of transformation, grappling with its challenges and gathering its lessons, shepherded by a family and community that refused to let him fail. Rich Paul is the CEO and founder of Klutch Sports Group.
A brilliant storyteller with a twist-filled tale of family, crime, and the age of crack.
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