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African-American lit

I haven't yet finished all of these books, but...

(with help from blackbookshelf)

  • Maya Angelou (I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)
  • James Baldwin (Go Tell It on the Mountain)
  • Gwendolyn Brooks (poems)
  • Ralph Ellison (Invisible Man)
  • John Howard Griffin (Black Like Me)
  • Alex Haley (Roots)
  • Langston Hughes (poems)
  • Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God)
  • Gayl Jones (The Healing)
  • Charles Johnson (Dreamer)
  • Toni Morrison (Paradise)
  • Walter Mosley (Blue Light 'cuz I love sci-fi)
  • Gloria Naylor (Mama Day)
  • Anne Petry (The Street)
  • Jean Toomer (Cane)
  • Alice Walker (I can't decide whether to re-read The Color Purple or branch out)
  • Phillis Wheatley (collected)
  • John Edgar Wideman (Philadelphia Fire)
  • Richard Wright (Native Son)

    Jeepers, there are a lot of great books to read. I will mark them as I read them...

    January 1, 1999 in Site features | Permalink