Popular African American Literature Books

Popular African American Literature Books (showing 1-29 of 2,720)
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The Color Purple The Color Purple (Paperback)
by (shelved 66 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 4.13 — 409,509 ratings — published 1982
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Invisible Man Invisible Man (Paperback)
by (shelved 59 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.79 — 141,143 ratings — published 1952
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The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye (Paperback)
by (shelved 53 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.96 — 112,246 ratings — published 1970
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Native Son Native Son (Paperback)
by (shelved 43 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.90 — 75,113 ratings — published 1940
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Song of Solomon Song of Solomon (Paperback)
by (shelved 37 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.95 — 63,952 ratings — published 1977
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Sula Sula (Paperback)
by (shelved 33 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.81 — 38,144 ratings — published 1973
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Kindred Kindred (Paperback)
by (shelved 24 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 4.12 — 41,111 ratings — published 1979
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Black Boy Black Boy (Paperback)
by (shelved 24 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.97 — 37,483 ratings — published 1945
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Giovanni's Room Giovanni's Room (Paperback)
by (shelved 21 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 4.17 — 25,695 ratings — published 1956
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Tar Baby Tar Baby (Paperback)
by (shelved 20 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.87 — 15,369 ratings — published 1981
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Passing Passing (Paperback)
by (shelved 19 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.77 — 10,636 ratings — published 1929
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Push Push (Paperback)
by (shelved 15 times as african-american-literature)
avg rating 3.80 — 46,194 ratings — published 1996
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Isabel Wilkerson
“...they speak like melted butter and their children speak like footsteps on pavement...”
Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Zora Neale Hurston
“Honey, de white man is de ruler of everything as fur as Ah been able tuh find out. Maybe it's some place way off in de ocean where de black man is in power, but we don't know nothin' but what we see. ”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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