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June 22, 2020

A Story Of Sorts S1 E05 Books By Black Authors: A List To Start You Off

A Story Of Sorts S1 E05 Books By Black Authors: A List To Start You Off

On this fifth episode I bring you a list of books written by black authors. 

If you'd like to join the book club mentioned in this episode and discuss some of these books with other people, feel free to reach out to me via Instagram. 

Books on this episode, by genre: 

Sci-Fi / Fantasy

Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

Children Of Blood And Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown



Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon

Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson



Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo 

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson


Literary Fiction

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead


Non fiction

Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds 

White Innocence by Gloria Wekker (Europe focused)

Hood Feminism by Nikki Kendall

Barracoon: The Story Of The Last Black Cargo by Zora Neale Hurston


Queer Black Authors

Felix Ever After by Kacen Calender 

How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones

All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson



The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

The Black Unicorn by Audre Lorde

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