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Black History Month Book List

Lot: Stories

Bryan Washington

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Jesmyn Ward


Yaa Gyasi

The City We Became

N.K. Jemisin

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

Deacon King Kong

James McBride

The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas

The 1619 Project

Nikole Hannah-Jones

The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead

Lady Sings the Blues

William Dufty

Half of a Yellow Sun

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison

Swing Time

Zadie Smith

Hidden Figures

Margot Lee Shetterly

The Fire This Time

Jesmyn Ward

The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison

The Evening Road

Laird Hunt

Harlem Shuffle

Colson Whitehead


Octavia E. Butler

The Sellout

Paul Beatty


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Just Mercy

Bryan Stevenson