2016's Best African American Literature

Great literary fiction by African Americans published in 2016. Genre fiction and short stories books can be included if it is of high literary quality.

DO NOT PUT SELF-PUBLISHED BOOKS ON THIS LIST. NO HOODLIT OR URBAN LIT EITHER. NO E-BOOKS. LET'S KEEP THIS LIST FILLED WITH QUALITY LITERATURE.

Definition of literature:
Written works, especially those considered of superior or lasting artistic merit.

If your work isn't the above definition, please don't add it to the list. English titles only.

Previous Years:
2015's Best African American Literature
2014's Best African American Literature
2013's Best African American Literature
2012's Best African American Literature
2011's Best African American Literature
2010's Best African American Literature

Following Years:
2017's Best African American Literature
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message 1: by Addy (new)

Addy The following books have been removed: Scarlett Heart and Scartlett Love by Brenda Barrett because they are not literary and they are ebooks. Physical books only. I've updated the description to reflect this so we won't have any more problems keeping this list quality.


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