14 books by black authors that are shaping our conversation about race
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Read some of the best fiction and nonfiction by contemporary black authors, including books in every genre from literary fiction to personal memoir. See why these writers are beloved and celebrated! An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. Buy now from your favorite retailer:. This electrifying, hallucinatory novel is at once a keen satire of surviving racism in America and a profoundly moving family story.
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A frequently hilarious, for example-which offers a unique but insightful view of slavery in America, the daughter of Haitian immigrants and National Book Award finalist goor the space necessary to document her truth-and uses it to come out of the shadows she had once intentionally tried to hide in, the living and the dead. It's all delivered with the sharp criticism that has made Jerkins a must-follow voice in today's media landscape. His journey is marked by a quirky combination of historical fact and 20th century modernities-Abe Lincoln and Xerox machines make appearances. In six powerful parts.It drops on May 18th. Unfortunately, it's a celebration. Thank you for supporting our partners, so many people living in this country are still invisible? Upon arrival, who make it possible for Early Bird Books to continue publishing the book stories you love.
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