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The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316509848
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Published: Orbit - March 24th, 2020

The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

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The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

Binti: The Complete Trilogy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780756416935
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Published: DAW - July 7th, 2020

Such a Fun Age Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525541905
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2019

Telephone: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450222
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 5th, 2020

Patsy: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631497896
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Published: Liveright - May 26th, 2020

The Cheapest Nights Cover Image
By Yusuf Idris, Wadida Wassef (Translated by), Wadida Wassef (Introduction by), Ezzedine C. Fishere (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143133988
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 9th, 2020

All the Songs We Sing: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Carolina African American Writers' Collective Cover Image
By Lenard D. Moore (Editor), Jaki Shelton Green (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781949467338
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Published: Carolina Wren Press - June 2nd, 2020

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735220188
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2020

The Wondrous and Tragic Life of Ivan and Ivana Cover Image
By Maryse Condé, Richard Philcox (Translator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781642860696
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Published: World Editions - May 5th, 2020

One of the most unique, funnest novels I read this past year. The world Marlon James builds in this book is unlike anything you've ever read before, and he populates it with the most wonderfully idiosyncratic characters in a gender-bending, myth-making, madcap adventure story set in a fantastical African kingdom of yesteryear. Funny, fascinating, sexy (yes, he writes great sex scenes!), and riveting, I guarantee you'll have a great time with this one-of-a-kind book. And best of all, it's only the first in a series, and there should be at least two more to come!

— Jacob R


Grand Union: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558996
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Published: Penguin Press - October 8th, 2019

Little Family: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735211773
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 28th, 2020

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Homie: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450109
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020

We Cast a Shadow: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525509073
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Published: One World - February 4th, 2020

I skipped mass the week I read this but still got taken to church.

— Cristin


The Old Drift: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101907153
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Published: Hogarth - May 5th, 2020

The Shadow King: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393083569
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 24th, 2019

Friday Black Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328911247
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Published: Mariner Books - October 23rd, 2018

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The Collected Novels of Charles Wright: The Messenger, The Wig, and Absolutely Nothing to Get Alarmed About Cover Image
By Charles Wright, Ishmael Reed (Introduction by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062839602
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 27th, 2019

Gingerbread: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634666
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

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Corregidora (Celebrating Black Women Writers #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807061091
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Published: Beacon Press - January 29th, 2019

Homegoing Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971062
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Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

If Beale Street Could Talk (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780307275936
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Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2006

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Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?: Stories Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062484154
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Published: Ecco - December 6th, 2016

Black Sunday Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948226561
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Published: Catapult - February 4th, 2020

How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316491372
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Published: Orbit - August 13th, 2019

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Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802156983
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

The World Doesn't Require You: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781631495380
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Published: Liveright - August 20th, 2019

Black Moses Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781620975893
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Published: New Press - October 1st, 2019

These twelve interconnected stories manage to describe the breadth and depth of black women’s experience in Britain, across history, generations, and locations. These stories, which were composed over a period of six years, are written in verse, so that you are lulled, as you read, into the poetry of the project, the ways in which, while there is no overarching story, Evaristo depicts a world in which connectedness is achieved through the commoness of experience.

— Madeleine


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Slave Play Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781559369787
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Published: Theatre Communications Group - February 4th, 2020

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The Sellout: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250083258
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Published: Picador - March 1st, 2016

American Spy: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988284
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 17th, 2020

Washington Black Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525563242
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Published: Vintage - April 9th, 2019

When I heard of this three-act-play in the Spring of 2018,I got my hands on a copy of the American Theater issue that featured the full text of Slave Play. Reading it, I was fully engrossed in the text from the first page on to the very last. I laughed out loud. I made audible gasps. I sucked my teeth and screeched “yesss” throughout my commute. Slave Play is an enthralling play about interracial dating as well as what the black partners experience in their relationship, and from their partners. Slave Play addresses the social conditions placed on Black people and on being taken in by the white gaze. Jeremy O. Harris writes thought-provoking and nuanced characters, who have the urge to be seen, understood, and loved by their white counterpoints.

— Victoria


Real Life: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538882
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 18th, 2020

Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374194321
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

La Bastarda Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781936932238
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Published: Feminist Press - April 24th, 2018

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Binti Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780765385253
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Published: Tor.com - September 22nd, 2015

The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780307278449
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Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

The Fall of the Imam Cover Image
By Nawal El Saadawi, Jenni Murray (Foreword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780863566127
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Published: Saqi Books - May 12th, 2020

Who Put This Song On? Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525707516
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Published: Delacorte Press - September 24th, 2019

Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735216723
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

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Open City: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812980097
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 17th, 2012

The Ecstatic (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780375713316
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Published: Vintage - October 14th, 2003

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Red at the Bone: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525535270
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019

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Is God Is (Soho Rep Special Edition) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780998276342
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Published: 3 Hole Press - March 1st, 2018

A compassionate story. Both unapologetically, specifically black, and universal. A beautiful homage to the ancestors and to New York. Me, wedged between generations as both daughter and mother, the novel gave me new eyes to see and the desire to know the stories of those who have come before me, as I sit with both the weight and the opportunity to craft the stories to be passed to my daughters. A quick read, even in its depth.

— Genay


Lakewood: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062913197
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Published: Amistad - March 24th, 2020

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Since I Laid My Burden Down Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781558614314
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Published: Amethyst Editions - June 13th, 2017

Romance in Marseille Cover Image
By Claude McKay, Gary Edward Holcomb (Editor), William J. Maxwell (Editor), Gary Edward Holcomb (Introduction by), William J. Maxwell (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143134220
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 11th, 2020

The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541608
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 4th, 2020

These Ghosts Are Family: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982117436
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 3rd, 2020

The Freedom Artist Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781617757921
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Published: Akashic Books - February 4th, 2020

Everything Inside: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525521273
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Published: Knopf - August 27th, 2019

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Babel-17/Empire Star Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780375706691
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Published: Vintage - January 8th, 2002

Three Strong Women: A novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307741332
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Published: Vintage - May 21st, 2013

Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062915795
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Published: Amistad - January 14th, 2020

Americanah Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

The Dragonfly Sea: A novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101973622
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Published: Vintage - February 25th, 2020

An Untamed State Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802122513
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - May 6th, 2014

Riot Baby Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250214751
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Published: Tor.com - January 21st, 2020

Nervous Conditions Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780954702335
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Published: Ayebia Clarke Publishing - December 19th, 2004

Behold the Dreamers: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525509714
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 26th, 2017

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Another Country (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679744719
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Lot: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525533689
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 17th, 2020

There Is Confusion (Modern Library Torchbearers) Cover Image
By Jessie Redmon Fauset, Morgan Jerkins (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593134429
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Published: Modern Library - February 11th, 2020

The Girl with the Louding Voice: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524746025
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Published: Dutton - February 4th, 2020

The God Child Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781408882429
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Published: Bloomsbury Circus - March 3rd, 2020

Blackass: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977337
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 1st, 2016

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Houses of Ravicka Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780997366662
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Published: Dorothy a Publishing Project - November 1st, 2017