WINNER of the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD and A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR
A finalist for the Kirkus Prize, Andrew Carnegie Medal, Aspen Words Literary Prize, and a New York Times bestseller, this majestic, stirring, and widely praised novel from two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, the story of a family on a journey through rural Mississippi, is
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“A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.” —Barack Obama
“Haunting . . .$23.00ISBN: 9781501167997Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Atria / 37 INK - April 10th, 2018
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction and Kirkus Prize Finalist
Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot Díaz, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era.
A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires grapples with black identity and$12.95ISBN: 9781496715395Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dafina - February 27th, 2018
In the wake of a major loss, five sisters agree to meet on the regular to keep it real. But secrets they never saw coming will challenge them and everything they counted on . . .
$26.00ISBN: 9781496713094Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kensington - July 31st, 2018
Based on little-known true events, this astonishing account from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Jack Ford vividly recreates a treacherous journey toward freedom, a time when the traditions of the Old South still thrived—and is a testament to determination, friendship, and courage . . .$27.99ISBN: 9781611178821Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of South Carolina Press - March 1st, 2018
Inspired by true events, The Vain Conversation reflects on the 1946 lynching of two black couples in Georgia from the perspectives of three characters--Bertrand Johnson, one of the victims; Noland Jacks, a presumed perpetrator; and Lonnie Henson, a witness to the murders as a ten-year-old boy.$16.00ISBN: 9780307455925Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Anchor - March 4th, 2014
The bestselling novel—and one of Barack Obama’s summer reading picks—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele.$16.95ISBN: 9780345804327Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Anchor - January 30th, 2018
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the National Book Award
Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize$15.00ISBN: 9780609808986Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Broadway Books - December 26th, 2001
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What happens when you toss tradition out the window and really start living for yourself?$15.95ISBN: 9781616201425Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Algonquin Books - May 8th, 2012From the New York Times Bestselling Author of An American Marriage
“A love story . . . Full of perverse wisdom and proud joy . . . Jones’s skill for wry understatement never wavers.”
—O: The Oprah Magazine
“Silver Sparrow will break your heart before you even know it.$16.00ISBN: 9780142001745Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Books - January 28th, 2003
The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings$14.00ISBN: 9780345806567Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Vintage - September 12th, 2013
Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.