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Black Girls Must Die Exhausted: A Novel for Grown Ups
By Quality Black Books
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ean: 9781732696815, isbn: 1732696810,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
“Black girls must die exhausted” is something that 33-year-old Tabitha Walker has heard her grandmother say before. Of course, her grandmother (who happens to be white) was referring to the 1950’s and what she observed in the nascent times of civil rights. With a coveted position as a local news reporter, Marc-- a “paper-perfect” boyfriend, and a standing Saturday morning appointment with a reliable hairstylist, Tabitha never imagined how this phrase could apply to her as a black girl


Sweat (TCG Edition)
By Theatre Communications Group
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ean: 9781559365321, isbn: 1559365323,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for DramaNominee for 3 Tony Awards including Best Play “Lynn Nottage’s best work. She offers a powerful critique of the American attitude toward class, and how it affects the decisions we make. Sweat has fraternity at its heart, but also the violence, and the suspicion that can result from class aspirations.” –Hilton Als, New Yorker Lynn Nottage has written one of her most exquisitely devastating tragedies to date. In one of the poorest cities in Ameri


God Help the Child (Vintage International)
By Vintage Books
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mpn: 43342924, ean: 9780307740922, isbn: 0307740927,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
A New York Times Notable BookOne of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City StarAt the center: a young woman who calls herself Bride, whose stunning blue-black skin is only one element of her beauty, her boldness and confidence, her success in life, but which caused her light-skinned mother to deny her even the simplest forms of love. There is Booker, the man Bride loves, and loses to anger. Rain, the mysterious white child with whom she cross


Tar Baby
By Vintage
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mpn: 9781400033447, ean: 9781400033447, isbn: 1400033446,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Ravishingly beautiful and emotionally incendiary, Tar Baby is Toni Morrison’s reinvention of the love story. Jadine Childs is a black fashion model with a white patron, a white boyfriend, and a coat made out of ninety perfect sealskins. Son is a black fugitive who embodies everything she loathes and desires. As Morrison follows their affair, which plays out from the Caribbean to Manhattan and the deep South, she charts all the nuances of obligation and betrayal between blacks and whites, maste


A Mercy
By Vintage Books USA
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mpn: 9780307276766, ean: 9780307276766, isbn: 0307276767,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
National BestsellerOne of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the YearIn the 1680s the slave trade in the Americas is still in its infancy. Jacob Vaark is an Anglo-Dutch trader and adventurer, with a small holding in the harsh North. Despite his distaste for dealing in “flesh,” he takes a small slave girl in part payment for a bad debt from a plantation owner in Catholic Maryland. This is Florens, who can read and write and might be useful on his farm. Rejected by her mother, Florens looks f


Call Your Daughter Home: A Novel
By Park Row
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ean: 9780778307747, isbn: 0778307743,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Amazon July Best of the Month Pick“Like Jill McCorkle and Sue Monk Kidd, Spera probes the comfort and strength women find in their own company.”― O MagazineFor readers of Delia Owens’ Where the Crawdads Sing and Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees, this extraordinary historical debut novel follows three fierce Southern women in an unforgettable story of motherhood and womanhood.It’s 1924 in Branchville, South Carolina and three women have come to a crossroads. Gertrude, a mother


Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination
By Brand: Vintage
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mpn: 22055327, ean: 9780679745426, isbn: 0679745424,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
The Nobel Prize-winning author now gives us a learned, stylish, and immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that promises to change the way we read American literature even as it opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race.Toni Morrison's brilliant discussions of the ''Africanist'' presence in the fiction of Poe, Melville, Cather, and Hemingway leads to a dramatic reappraisal of the essential characteristics of our literary tradition. She shows how much the themes of freedom an


A Fortune for Your Disaster
By Tin House Books
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ean: 9781947793439, isbn: 1947793438,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
“When an author’s unmitigated brilliance shows up on every page, it’s tempting to skip a description and just say, Read this! Such is the case with this breathlessly powerful, deceptively breezy book of poetry.” ―Booklist, Starred Review In his much-anticipated follow-up to The Crown Ain't Worth Much, poet, essayist, biographer, and music critic Hanif Abdurraqib has written a book of poems about how one rebuilds oneself after a heartbreak, the kind that renders them a different versio


Felon: Poems
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393652147, isbn: 0393652149,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
A searing volume by a poet whose work conveys ''the visceral effect that prison has on identity'' (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times).Felon tells the story of the effects of incarceration in fierce, dazzling poems―canvassing a wide range of emotions and experiences through homelessness, underemployment, love, drug abuse, domestic violence, fatherhood, and grace―and, in doing so, creates a travelogue for an imagined life. Reginald Dwayne Betts confronts the funk of postincarceration existence


The Rage of Dragons (The Burning)
By Orbit
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ean: 9780316489768, isbn: 031648976X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Game of Thrones meets Gladiator in this debut epic fantasy about a world caught in an eternal war, and the young man who will become his people's only hope for survival.The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable war for almost two hundred years. The lucky ones are born gifted. One in every two thousand women has the power to call down dragons. One in every hundred men is able to magically transform himself into a bigger, stronger, faster killing machine.Everyone else is fodder, destined t


August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle: Critical Perspectives on the Plays
By McFarland & Company
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ean: 9780786478002, isbn: 0786478004,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Providing a detailed study of American playwright August Wilson (1945-2005), this collection of new essays explores the development of the author's ethos across his twenty-five-year creative career--a process that transformed his life as he retraced the lives of his fellow ''Africans in America.'' While Wilson's narratives of Pittsburgh and Chicago are microcosms of black life in America, they also reflect the psychological trauma of his disconnection with his biological father, his impassioned


The Sellout: A Novel
By Farrar Straus Giroux
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ean: 9780374260507, isbn: 0374260508,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Winner of the 2016 Man Booker PrizeWinner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in FictionNamed one of the best books of 2015 by The New York Times Book Review and the Wall Street JournalA biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, Paul Beatty's The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. It challenges the sacred tenets of the United States Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement, the father-


Lakewood: A Novel
By Amistad
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ean: 9780062913197, isbn: 0062913190,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
A startling debut about class and race, Lakewood evokes a terrifying world of medical experimentation—part The Handmaid’s Tale, part The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.When Lena Johnson’s beloved grandmother dies, and the full extent of the family debt is revealed, the black millennial drops out of college to support her family and takes a job in the mysterious and remote town of Lakewood, Michigan. On paper, her new job is too good to be true. High paying. No out of pocket medical expen


Deacon King Kong: A Novel
By Riverhead Books
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ean: 9780735216723, isbn: 073521672X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
From James McBride, author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird, comes a wise and witty novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting.In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat shuffles into the courtyard of the Cause Houses housing project in south Brooklyn, pulls a .45 from his pocket, and in front of everybody shoots the project's drug dealer at point-blank range.The reasons for this desperate burst of violence and the consequences th


Trouble The Water
By Koehler Books
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ean: 9781633938090, isbn: 1633938093,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
WINNER OF AMERICANBOOKFEST FICTION AWARD''With this stunning debut novel, Rebecca Bruff establishes herself as an exciting new voice in historical fiction.'' --Cassandra King Conroy, author of Moonrise, and Founding Honorary Chair of the Pat Conroy Literary Center Inspired by the life of Robert Smalls, the first black Civil War hero, Trouble the Water navigates the dangerous currents of courage, betrayal, and redemption. Born enslaved in South Carolina, Smalls witnesses great privilege and


Bitch Chronicles...Special Collector's Edition: Bitch Series 1-5
By A King Production
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ean: 9781942217350, isbn: 1942217358,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Bitch Chronicles is a Special Collector's Edition of the entire Bitch Series. If you've read Bitch, Bitch Reloaded, The Bitch Is Back, Queen Bitch and Last Bitch Standing, here is an opportunity to have this captivating saga in one book. If you're unfamiliar with the characters get ready to go on a thrilling ride of how one woman's determination took her from having nothing to gaining it all. This is where the journey began for Precious Cummings.The saga continues in Bitch A New Beginning with h


Albert Murray: Collected Novels & Poems (LOA #304): Train Whistle Guitar / The Spyglass Tree / The Seven League Boots / The Magic Keys/ Poems (Library of America Albert Murray Edition)
By Library of America
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ean: 9781598535617, isbn: 1598535617,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Complete in one volume for the first time, the joyous, jazz-saturated fiction of one of our foremost African American writers, including the four-novel Scooter sequenceOne of the leading cultural critics of his generation, Albert Murray was also the author of an extraordinary quartet of semi-autobiographical novels, vivid impressionistic portraits of black life in the Deep South in the 1920s and '30s and in prewar New York City. Train Whistle Guitar (1974) introduces Murray's recurring narrator


Parable of the Talents (Earthseed)
By Octavia E Butler
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ean: 9780446675789, isbn: 0446675784,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
''Enthralling...compelling and truly original.'' - Denver PostLauren Olamina's love is divided among her young daughter, her community, and the revelation that led Lauren to found a new faith that teaches ''God Is Change''. But in the wake of environmental and economic chaos, the U.S. government turns a blind eye to violent bigots who consider the mere existence of a black female leader a threat. And soon Lauren must either sacrifice her child and her followers -- or forsake the religion that ca


Fundamentals of Tree Ring Research
By University of Arizona Press
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ean: 9780816526857, isbn: 0816526850,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Tree-ring dating (dendrochronology) is a method of scientific dating based on the analysis of tree-ring growth patterns. As author James Speer notes, trees are remarkable bioindicators. Although there are other scientific means of dating climatic and environmental events, dendrochronology provides the most reliable of all paleorecords. Dendrochronology can be applied to very old trees to provide long-term records of past temperature, rainfall, fire, insect outbreaks, landslides, hurricanes, and


Dutch III: International Gangster
By Grand Central Publishing
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ean: 9780446551540, isbn: 0446551546,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
It's one month before Dutch's trial for what the media has deemed ''the Month of Murder,'' Roc and Angel are locked up, and Craze is now the commander in charge. After coming into contact with Joseph Odouwo, Kazami's very rich and powerful relative, Craze is immediately on alert. However, Odouwo has other plans that may put all of their lives at risk. Craze can't resist a stake in Odouwo's very successful billion-dollar diamond trade, and reluctantly takes Odouwo up on his offer, hoping that he



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