African American Experience

*Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe
*Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe
Concrete Candy by Apollo
*Another Country by James Baldwin
*The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
Where I'm Bound by Allan Ballard
Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara
Plain Brown Wrapper by Karen Grigsby Bates
Kindred by Octavia Butler
Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler
Leaving by Richard Dry
*Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
*Billy by Albert French
*A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines
*A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
*The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley
Yesterday Will Make You Cry by Chester Himes
The Ways of White Folks by Langston Hughes
*Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
*Middle Passage by Charles Johnson
Blues People by LeRoi Jones
Pipe Dream by Solomon Jones
Hoop Dreams by Ben Joravsku
*There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz
Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol
*To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Balm in Gilead by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
The Color of Water by James McBride
*Makes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCall
God Don't Like Ugly by Mary Monroe
*Beloved by Toni Morrison
*The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
*Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
*Sula by Toni Morrison
White Butterfly by Walter Mosley
Train Whistle Guitar by Albert Murray
Cool for You by Eileen Myles
Linden Hills by Gloria Naylor
Mama Day by Gloria Naylor
Away Game by Michael Jacob Rochlin
A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Susskind
*Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain
A Do Right Man by Omar Tyree
Fly Girl by Omar Tyree
For the Love of Money by Omar Tyree
*The Color Purple by Alice Walker
*Jubilee by Margaret Walker
Brothers and Keepers by John Edgar Wideman
Captain Blackman by John A. Williams
The Piano Lesson by August Wilson
*Native Son by Richard A. Wright