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Fiction - African American & Black
A spellbinding debut novel tracing three generations of a Southern Black family and one daughter’s discovery that she has the power to change her family’s legacy.Summer 1995: Ten-year-old Joan, her mother, and her younger sister flee her ...
ISBN: 9780593504833Unabridged Download
A quietly influential force in African American literature and art, Clarence Major makes his Penguin Classics debut with the twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of Dirty Bird BluesSet in post-World War II Chicago and Omaha, the novel features Manfred Ba...
ISBN: 9780593457931Unabridged Download
Seventeen-year-old Farrah Turner is one of two Black girls in her country club community, and the only one with Black parents. Her best friend, Cherish Whitman, adopted by a wealthy white family, is something Farrah likes to call WGS—White Girl...
ISBN: 9780593509005Unabridged Download
A beautiful, arresting story about race and the relationships that shape us through life by the legendary Toni Morrison, in a stand-alone Knopf hardcover for the first time, with an introduction by Zadie Smith.In this 1983 short story--the only short...
ISBN: 9780593460573Unabridged Download
In the vein of Jesmyn Ward's Salvage the Bones and Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees, a coming-of-age novel told from the perspective of eleven-year-old KB, as she and her sister try, over the course of a summer, to make sense of their new...
ISBN: 9780593510971Unabridged Download
An exquisite collection of speculative fiction stories depicting an alternate future as lived by the African diaspora.In his sharply crafted, unnerving first collection of speculative short stories, Courttia Newland envisages an alternate future as l...
ISBN: 9780593458921Unabridged Download
NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF FALL 2021 BY: NEW YORK TIMES ● VULTURE ● BOSTON GLOBE ● OPRAH DAILYSHEREADS ● KIRKUS REVIEWS ● HEY ALMA ● LITHUB ● AND MORE“Reveals on every page how love can perse...
ISBN: 9780593458334Unabridged Download
Inspired by Mrs. Dalloway and Sula, The Days of Afrekete is a tender, surprising novel of two women at midlife who rediscover themselves—and perhaps each other.Liselle Belmont is having a dinner party. It seems a strang...
ISBN: 9780593503911Unabridged Download
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s."Ray Carney was only sli...
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A collection of raucous stories that offer a “vibrant and true mosaic” (The New York Times) of New Orleans, from the critically acclaimed author of We Cast a Shadow “Every sent...
ISBN: 9780593399811Unabridged Download
On the heels of the bestseller success of her novel The Wedding, Dorothy West, the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance, presents a collection of essays and stories that explore both the realism ...
ISBN: 9780593501955Unabridged Download
2021 National Book Award LonglistA READ WITH JENNA TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK! One of Entertainment Weekly's 15 Books you Need to Read This June | On Entertainment Weekly's "Must List" | One of The NY Post's Best Summer Reading books | One of GM...
ISBN: 9780593409343Unabridged Download