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The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES * THE WASHINGTON POST * NPR * PEOPLE * TIME MAGAZINE* VANITY FAIR * GLAMOUR 


2021 WOMEN'S PRIZE FINALIST


The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062914668
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Published: Harper - January 26th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A New York Times Editor’s Choice


The Mamba Mentality: How I Play Cover Image
By Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson (Introduction by), Pau Gasol (Foreword by), Andrew D. Bernstein (Photographs by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374201234
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Published: MCD - October 23rd, 2018

The Mamba Mentality: How I Play is Kobe Bryant’s personal perspective of his life and career on the basketball court and his exceptional, insightful style of playing the game—a fitting legacy from the late Los Angeles Laker superstar.


Survival of the Thickest: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982122584
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Published: Gallery Books - December 8th, 2020

From the stand-up comedian, actress, and host beloved for her cheeky swagger, unique voice, and unapologetic frankness comes a book of comedic essays for fans of Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me by Mindy Kaling and We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union.

If you’ve watched television or movies in the past year, you’ve seen Michelle Buteau.


Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982129811
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Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - January 26th, 2021

Journalist. Suffragist. Antilynching crusader. In 1862, Ida B. Wells was born enslaved in Holly Springs, Mississippi. In 2020, she won a Pulitzer Prize.

Ida B. Wells committed herself to the needs of those who did not have power. In the eyes of the FBI, this made her a “dangerous negro agitator.” In the annals of history, it makes her an icon.

Ida B.


Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062995285
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Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

One of America’s most celebrated poets challenges us with this powerful and deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society while illuminating the depths of her own heart.


Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525575320
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Published: Crown - June 30th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A powerful study of how to bear witness in a moment when America is being called to do the same.”—Time
 
James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. What can we learn from his struggle in our own moment?


The Kindest Lie: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063005631
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Published: William Morrow - February 2nd, 2021

Named a Most Anticipated book by O Magazine * GMA * Elle * Marie Claire * Good Housekeeping * NBC News * Shondaland * Chicago Tribune * Woman's Day * Refinery 29 * Bustle * The Millions * New York Post * Parade * Hello! Magazine * PopSugar * and more!


Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.


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How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.


The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness Cover Image
By Gucci Mane, Soren Baker (With)
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ISBN: 9781982146788
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2020

From the platinum selling recording artist and New York Times bestselling author of The Autobiography of Gucci Mane comes THE GUCCI MANE GUIDE TO GREATNESS—an unprecedented look at Gucci Mane’s secrets to success, health, wealth, and self-improvement.

From Gucci: “I live by the principles in this book.


His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope Cover Image
By Jon Meacham, John Lewis (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9781984855022
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Published: Random House - August 25th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis, linking his life to the painful quest for justice in America from the 1950s to the present—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Soul of America 


A Promised Land Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW


Becoming Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524763138
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Published: Crown - November 13th, 2018

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
 


Blackout: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation Cover Image
By Candace Owens, Larry Elder (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781982133276
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Published: Threshold Editions - September 15th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

It’s time for a black exit.

Political activist and social media star Candace Owens addresses the many ways that Democrat Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and many others are turning right.

Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats.


The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631491665
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

WINNER • 2021 PULITZER PRIZE IN BIOGRAPHY • WINNER — 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION • TIME Magazine — 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2020 • A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 and Editors' Choice Selection • Best Books of 2020: NPR, Washington Post, Library Journal, Chicago Public Library • Excerpted in The New Yorker • Longlisted — Andrew Ca


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Such a Fun Age Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525541905
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2019

A Best Book of the Year:


How to Fight Racism: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780310104773
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Published: Zondervan - January 5th, 2021

Racism is pervasive in today's world, and many are complicit in the failure to confront its evils. Jemar Tisby, author of the award-winning The Color of Compromise, believes we need to move beyond mere discussions about racism and begin equipping people with the practical tools to fight against it.


The Rope: A True Story of Murder, Heroism, and the Dawn of the NAACP Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982114022
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Published: 37 Ink - February 9th, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Alex Tresniowski comes a page-turning, remarkable true-crime thriller recounting the 1910 murder of ten-year-old Marie Smith, the dawn of modern criminal detection, and the launch of the NAACP.

In the tranquil seaside town of Asbury Park, New Jersey, ten-year-old schoolgirl Marie Smith is brutally murdered.


Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller 

A New York Times Notable Book 

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2020


Just as I Am: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062931061
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - January 26th, 2021

“In her long and extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson has not only succeeded as an actor, she has shaped the course of history.” –President Barack Obama, 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony


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Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


If Beale Street Could Talk (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307275936
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Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2006

In this honest and stunning novel that inspired the award-winning major motion picture of the same name, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.

"A major work of Black American fiction." –The New Republic


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The Water Dancer: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399590610
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Published: One World - November 17th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.


When No One Is Watching: A Thriller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062982650
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

An instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

"I was knocked over by the momentum of an intense psychological thriller that doesn’t let go until the final page. This is a terrific read." – Alafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author

*Marie Claire's September Book Club Pick* 


The Known World: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060557553
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Published: Amistad - May 25th, 2004

From National Book Award-nominated author Edward P. Jones comes a debut novel of stunning emotional depth and unequaled literary power


The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307278449
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Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison powerfully examines our obsession with beauty and conformity—and asks questions about race, class, and gender with her characteristic subtly and grace.
 


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The Underground Railroad: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345804327
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Published: Anchor - January 30th, 2018

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this #1 New York Times bestseller chronicles a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Now an original Amazon Prime Video series directed by Barry Jenkins.


Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Movie Tie-In): A Play Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593184967
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Published: Plume Books - December 22nd, 2020

NOW A NETFLIX FILM STARRING VIOLA DAVIS AND CHADWICK BOSEMAN

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences and The Piano Lesson comes the extraordinary Ma Rainey's Black Bottom--winner of the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play.


Red at the Bone: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525535287
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 1st, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

"A spectacular novel that only this legend can pull off." -Ibram X. Kendi, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of  HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, in The Atlantic


Native Son (Perennial Classics) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060837563
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - August 2nd, 2005

“If one had to identify the single most influential shaping force in modern Black literary history, one would probably have to point to Wright and the publication of Native Son.” – Henry Louis Gates Jr.


Let Love Have the Last Word: A Memoir Cover Image
By Common
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ISBN: 9781501133169
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Published: Atria Books - February 2nd, 2021

“An insightful memoir that uncovers unique stories about matters of the heart.” —Essence

The inspiring New York Times bestseller from Common—the Grammy Award, Academy Award, and Golden Globe–winning musician, actor, and activist—explores how love and mindfulness can build communities and allow you to take better control of your li


Smokin' Joe: The Life of Joe Frazier Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062654472
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Published: Ecco - June 2nd, 2020

A gripping, all-access biography of Joe Frazier, whose rivalry with Muhammad Ali riveted boxing fans and whose legacy as a figure in American sports and society endures


They Can't Kill Us All: The Story of the Struggle for Black Lives Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316312493
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 12th, 2017

An indispensable work of journalism that “is electric, because it is so well reported” (Dwight Garner, New York Times) by Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Wesley Lowery that describes the earliest days of #blacklivesmatter and brings to life the quest for justice in the murders by police of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and Freddie Gray as well as an intimate, moving portrait of


Toni Morrison: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) Cover Image
By MELVILLE HOUSE (Series edited by), Nikki Giovanni (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781612198736
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Published: Melville House - July 7th, 2020

“Knowledge is what’s important, you know?  Not the erasure, but the confrontation of it.” — TONI MORRISON
 


Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451645149
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 2nd, 2021

“For almost two decades, investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell doggedly pursued the Klansmen responsible for some of the most notorious murders of the civil rights movement. This book is his amazing story.


The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

New York Times Bestseller • Notable Book of the Year • Editors' Choice Selection
One of Bill Gates’ “Amazing Books” of the Year
One of Publishers Weekly’s 10 Best Books of the Year
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction
An NPR Best Book of the Year
Winner of the Hillman Prize for Nonfiction


Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062677280
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 5th, 2017

The #1 New York Times bestseller


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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Crown - March 8th, 2011

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The story of modern medicine and bioethics—and, indeed, race relations—is refracted beautifully, and movingly.”—Entertainment Weekly


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.


We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062693990
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Published: Dey Street Books - January 15th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Root

Chosen by Emma Straub as a Best New Celebrity Memoir


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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this beautifully written masterwork, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER