Top 10 Books to Read to Celebrate Black Voices


The Vanishing Half: A Novel
Hardcover

|June 2, 2020

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A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! “Bennett’s tone and style recalls James Baldwin and Jacqueline Woodson, but it’s especially reminiscent of Toni Morrison’s 1970 debut novel, The Bluest Eye.” —Kiley Reid, Wall Street Journal “This is sure to be one of 2020’s…
Becoming
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|November 13, 2018

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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WATCH THE NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment,…
Americanah
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|March 4, 2014

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A searing new novel, at once sweeping and intimate, by the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun : a story of love and race centred around a man and woman from Nigeria who seemed destined to be together--until the choices they are forced to make tear them…
The Skin We're In: A Year Of Black Resistance And Power
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|January 28, 2020

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER A bracing, provocative, and perspective-shifting book from one of Canada's most celebrated and uncompromising writers, Desmond Cole. The Skin We're In will spark a national conversation, influence policy, and inspire activists. In his 2015…
Homegoing
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|May 2, 2017

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" Homegoing is an inspiration." —Ta-Nehisi Coates An unforgettable New York Times bestseller of exceptional scope and sweeping vision that traces the descendants of two sisters across three hundred years in Ghana and America. A riveting kaleidoscopic…
Deacon King Kong: A Novel
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|March 3, 2020

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The New York Times bestseller "Cracking...Terrific...Deeply felt, beautifully written, and profoundly humane." - The New York Times Book Review cover "Hilarious...A rich and vivid multicultural history." - Time Magazine From James McBride,…
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
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|April 21, 2009

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Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s…
Beloved
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|June 8, 2004

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New York Times Bestseller Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years…
How To Be An Antiracist
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|August 13, 2019

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” ( Time ) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves. “The most courageous book to…
Washington Black
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|April 9, 2019

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Winner of the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize A dazzling, original novel of slavery and freedom, from the author of the international bestseller Half-Blood Blues When two English brothers arrive at a Barbados sugar plantation, they bring with them a darkness beyond…