Genre Guide
Must Read African American Fiction
Created by SFPL_FictionLibrarians | 24 items
A selection of must-read African-American fiction you can find at SFPL to celebrate African American History Month. Most titles are from recent years, including some lesser-known works, as well as mysteries, Sci-Fi, and LGBTQ titles.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Loving Day Loving Day
A Novel
Book - 2015
Spiegel & Grau
F JOHNSON
Virgin Soul Virgin Soul Book - 2013
Viking
F JUANITA
Another Brooklyn Another Brooklyn
A Novel
Book - 2016
Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
F WOODSON
I Am Not Sidney Poitier I Am Not Sidney Poitier
A Novel
Book - 2009
Graywolf Press
F EVERETT
The Summer We Got Free The Summer We Got Free Book - 2012
BGD Press
F MCKENZIE
Americanah Americanah eBook - 2013
Alfred A. Knopf
EBOOK OVERDRIVE
By the Light of My Father's Smile By the Light of My Father's Smile
A Novel
Book - 1998
Random House
F WALKER A
On Beauty On Beauty
A Novel
Book - 2005
Penguin Press
F Smith Za
Invisible Life Invisible Life
A Novel
Book - 1994
Anchor Books
F HARRIS E
The Sellout The Sellout Book - 2015
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
F BEATTY P
God Says No God Says No Book - 2009
Grove Press
F HANNAHAM
The Salt Eaters The Salt Eaters eBook - 1992
Vintage Books
EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Dhalgren Dhalgren eBook - 2014
Open Road Media
EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Salvage the Bones Salvage the Bones
A Novel
eBook - 2011
Bloomsbury
EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Corregidora Corregidora Book - 1975
Random House
F JONES GA
An Untamed State An Untamed State Book - 2014
Black Cat Distributed by Publishers Group West
F GAY ROXA
Song of the Shank Song of the Shank
A Novel
Book - 2014?
Graywolf Press
F ALLEN JE
Parable of the Sower Parable of the Sower Book - 1993
Four Walls Eight Windows
SF BUTLER O
The Good Lord Bird The Good Lord Bird Book - 2013
Riverhead Books
F MCBRIDE
Devil in A Blue Dress Devil in A Blue Dress Book - 1990
Norton
M MOSLEY W
Waiting to Exhale Waiting to Exhale Book - 1992
Viking
F MCMILLAN
Push Push Book - 1996
Alfred A. Knopf
F SAPPHIRE
Boy, Snow, Bird Boy, Snow, Bird Book - 2014
Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA)
F OYEYEMI
The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad
A Novel
Book - 2016
Doubleday
F WHITEHEA
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