“I missed him the moment I read the last words,” says image activist Michaela Angela Davis on Charles Blow’s new book ‘Fire Shut Up In My Bones.’

“[Blow’s] delicate, dangerously vulnerable journey to boyhood to manhood to himself, takes hold of you like a long lost friend you don’t ever want to let out of your sight again.”

The memoir of the life of Charles M. Blow, a graduate of historically black Grambling State University and a columnist for The New York Times, is being called an “instant classic” and a “timeless story.” Find out why and make sure to pre-order Blow’s new book ‘Fire Shut Up In My Bones” today.

Read more about his book here.