'Mycroft Holmes' – 'Publishers Weekly Picks' Books of the Week, September 21, 2015

‘Mycroft Holmes’ in ‘Publishers Weekly Picks’ Books of the Week, September 21, 2015

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Basketball legend Abdul-Jabbar makes his triumphant adult fiction debut with an action yarn that fills in the backstory of Sherlock Holmes’s older and smarter brother, Mycroft. In 1870, the 23-year-old Mycroft, who has a reputation as a daredevil, is serving as a secretary at the War Office when word reaches London of a series of unusual deaths in Trinidad.

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Preorder Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's New Novel 'Mycroft Holmes'

Preorder Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s New Novel ‘Mycroft Holmes’

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Fresh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent, and where his fiancée Georgiana …

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Kareem: Minority of One on HBO Nov. 3

Janice Contreras Iconomy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Video

  For Immediate Release HBO SPORTS® SETS PREMIERE FOR DOCUMENTARY ABOUT BASKETBALL LEGEND AND TRAILBLAZER KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR KAREEM: MINORITY OF ONE SET TO DEBUT NOV. 3 ON HBO           NEW YORK, July 23, 2015 – HBO Sports® and Mandalay Sports Media, in association with Iconomy® Multi-Media & Entertainment, have set the premiere date for the much-anticipated documentary about the life and career of Hall …

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Kareem shares why he converted to Islam.

Kareem shares why he converted to Islam

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I was born Lew Alcindor. Now I’m Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

The transition from Lew to Kareem was not merely a change in celebrity brand name — like Sean Combs to Puff Daddy to Diddy to P. Diddy — but a transformation of heart, mind and soul. I used to be Lew Alcindor, the pale reflection of what white America expected of me. Now I’m Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the manifestation of my African history, culture and beliefs.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins with Pierce Brosnan to launch the One Degree campaign, urges Congress to step up cancer funding

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A breakfast at the Cannon House Office building’s ornate Caucus Room, which was packed with pastries, coffee, dozens of volunteers, a handful of members of Congress — along with fellow celeb advocates retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and “Desperate Housewives” actress Marcia Cross.

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Basketball icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is making a name for himself outside of the game.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the basketball icon, reinvented as culture vulture

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“You are the man, Mr. Jabbar,” somebody shouts down what is normally a quiet, long hallway in the Department of Justice. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who is, in fact, the man, having scored more points than anyone in National Basketball Association history, even Michael, Kobe and LeBron, nods but doesn’t break his stride. He’s on a tight schedule. First, the retired star will interview Attorney General Eric Holder for a documentary he’s making on race.

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