The list starts with the author, then his or her primary style, and then the best book to start with. 100+ African-American Writers (Mostly Fiction) | Williamsburg Regional Library Skip to main content. If you didn’t know, February has been marked as Black History Month in the United States since 1926, which has served as an annual observance of noteworthy people and events of the African diaspora. So, in celebration of the honorary occasion, we’re commemorating the best books we’ve read (and recommended to read) by black authors. 1.Author: Paperback Paris Team.
Literature in particular has been a space for black authors to tell their stories authentically, and bookworms seeking good reads can choose from an array of fiction, poetry, historical texts. Don't Miss These Fantastic YA Books By Black Authors That Release This Year. This speculative, historical fiction YA novel is set around the time of the American Civil War, except the nation.
Here, The Root presents our annual list of the most compelling books published in 2017 by black authors in affordable, regular print runs—which is why Beyoncé’s $300 literary opus on the Author: Hope Wabuke.