Entrée to Black Paris, October 2023
"When I learned that People magazine ranked Jake Lamar's Viper's Dream Number 6 out of 35 books to read in October 2023, I immediately contacted Lamar to ask for an interview. I've read - and loved - all his books, and Viper's Dream was no exception."
Entrée to Black Paris, May 2023
"Watching the two men banter was heartwarming, and their exchange made the book come alive for those seated in the audience at the library as well as those who tuned in through Zoom."
FUSAC - Bill & Rosa's Book Room, Mai 2 2022
"American writer Jake Lamar visited Bill & Rosa’s Book Room on March 12 to discuss his latest novel, Viper’s Dream."
Smithsonian Magazine Journeys, April 23, 2015
"The City of Light once drew thousands of black expats across the Atlantic, but does it still have the same appeal?"
Bonjour Paris, August 2015
"What first brought you to Paris? And what has kept you here all these years?"
Entrée to Black Paris, February 2015
"To celebrate Black History Month this year, the American Library [in Paris] has mounted an exhibit that features...
Entrée to Black Paris, February 5, 2015
"...this is the first book by Jake that has been released in French prior to being published in English."
hyperallergic.com, September 10, 2014
"...spoke to him about his new novel, Postérité…" by Joseph Nechvatal
Entrée to Black Paris, September 2014
"Festival America is an event that features the literature and culture of…"
Ellery Washington, New York Times, January 17, 2014
"I invited the African American expatriate novelist — and Baldwin enthusiast — Jake Lamar to join me at Les Deux Magots..."
Livia Manera, newyorker.com, June 27, 2012
"The Village Voice Bookshop, on the Rue Princesse in Paris, announced that it will..."
Denise Dennis, huffingtonpost.com, November 4, 2011
When and how our current economic decline really began.
Monique Wells, Entrée to Black Paris, November 3, 2011
Find out what twists and turns Jake's career has taken in the last seven years...
Joel Dreyfuss, The Root, March 18, 2010
Author Jake Lamar followed in the footsteps of James Baldwin and settled in the City of Lights.
Bonjour Paris, September 26, 2005
Literary Rentrée celebrates American Author Jake Lamar