American - African American Books

Black Women Writers at Work


In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

Christina Sharpe


I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Maya Angelou


White Butterfly: An Easy Rawlins Novel

Walter Mosley



Derek Walcott


Been Outside: Adventures of Black Women, Nonbinary, and...

Amber Wendler and Shaz Zamore


Notes of a Native Son

James Baldwin


The Spook Who Sat by the Door

Sam Greenlee


The Souls of Black Folk

W. E. B. Du Bois


Haiku: The Last Poems of an American Icon

Richard Wright


Black Aliveness, or a Poetics of Being

Kevin Quashie


Before Modernism: Inventing American Lyric

Virginia Jackson


The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)

W. E. B. Du Bois


Nothing Personal

James Baldwin


In Search of a Beautiful Freedom: New and Selected Essays

Farah Jasmine Griffin


Minor Notes, Volume 1


The Origin of Others

Toni Morrison


The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings

James Baldwin