Booklist - Black Women

(See also these related booklists: Black British Women, Black American Women, Black Liberation, Black Women's Self-Help and Empowerment, Black History, Black Feminism & Womanism, Black and Asian Biography and Autobiography, ).

This is probably only a very limited selection of the books that available on this subject! New books are added to our website every week, and don't forget, you can search our database of the 1.5 million books in print & order securely at our other website:!

There are 37 books in this booklist - they are listed in order of year of publication. Newest titles are at the top. (We may not have all of them in stock right now, get in touch to find out)

She Called Me Woman: Nigeria's Queer Women Speak by Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan and Rafeeat Aliyu (Editors), £12.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781911115595

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim, £16.99 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9780525619772

Grace Jones A to Z: The life of an icon – from Androgyny to Zula by Babeth Lafon and Steve Wide, £12.99 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9781925418804

This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe, £7.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781784708443

Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené, £16.99 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9780008235628

Black Girls Rock! Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth. by Beverly Bond (Editor), £20.00 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9781501157929

This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, & Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins, £10.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780062666154

Aphro-Ism: Essays on Pop Culture, Feminism, and Black Veganism from Two Sisters by Aph Ko and Syl Ko, £17.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781590565551

A Beautiful Work In Progress by Mirna Valerio, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781503943391

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color by Andrea J. Ritchie, £17.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780807088982

The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers by Various writers, edited by Hollis Robbins and Henry Louis Gates, £16.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780143105992

What Happened, Miss Simone? by Alan Light, £9.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781782118749

Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780008201326

Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, £20.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780822362951

I'll Never Write My Memoirs by Grace Jones, £20.00 (hardback, 2015) ISBN 9781471135217

Letters to a Young Generation 2: 17 Inspirational Letters to the Next Generation of Women by Amanda Wilson, £6.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780957136762

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past by Jennifer Teege and Nikola Sellmair, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781473616257

Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women by Mia E. Bay, Farah J. Griffin, Martha S. Jones, and Barbara D. Savage (Editors), £24.50 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781469620916

Unbought and Unbossed: Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation by Trimiko Melancon, £18.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781439911464

The Light of Truth by Ida Wells, £9.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780143106821

A Passion for Freedom: My Life by Mamphela Ramphele, £12.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781784530426

A Parallel Life by Bonnie Greer, £14.99 (hardback, 2014) ISBN 9781909807624

Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson by Barbara Ransby, £16.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780300205855

Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music by Angélique Kidjo, with Rachel Wenrick, £20.00 (hardback, 2014) ISBN 9780062071798

Fierce Angels: Living with a Legacy from the Sacred Dark Feminine to the Strong Black Woman by Sheri Parks, £15.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781613745045

What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal by Laina Dawes, £12.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781935950059

The Dance Claimed Me: A Biography of Pearl Primus by Peggy and Murray Schwartz, £15.00 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780300187939

Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment by Carole Boyce Davies (Editor), £16.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780956240163

Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society by A. Breeze Harper (Editor), with an Afterword by Pattrice Jones, £22.00 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781590561454

A Long Way From Paradise: Surviving the Rwandan Genocide by Leah Chishugi, £13.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781844086573

Constructing Incest Stories: Black Women's Voices in Fact and Fiction by Dorothy L. Hurley and E. Anthony Hurley, £21.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 1592217117

Tears of the Desert: One Woman's True Story of Surviving the Horrors of Darfur by Halima Bashir and Damien Lewis, £12.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780340963579

Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones by Carole Boyce Davies, £22.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780822341161

Black Women for Beginners by S. Pearl Sharp, £11.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781934389201

In Search of Our Mother's Gardens by Alice Walker, £8.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 9780753819609

In Praise of Black Women - Volume 1: Ancient African Queens by Simone Schwarz-Bart, £57.95 (hardback, 2001) ISBN 9780299172503

But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women's Studies by Gloria T. Hull et al (editors), £20.99 (paperback, 1982) ISBN 9780912670959