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Beloved by Toni MorrisonGlorious by Bernice L. McFaddenThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerKindred by Octavia E. ButlerWench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
Best Black Historical Fiction
136 books — 134 voters
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe Bluest Eye by Toni MorrisonThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerBeloved by Toni MorrisonThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
Best African American Books
476 books — 582 voters

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XMakes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCallThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerBeloved by Toni Morrison
African American Cultural Studies
60 books — 26 voters
Wench by Dolen Perkins-ValdezPerfect Peace by Daniel BlackGlorious by Bernice L. McFadden
2010's Best African American Literature
24 books — 125 voters

The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
11,777 books — 57,095 voters