Booklist - Black American Women

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There are 51 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)

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

Pocket Michelle Wisdom: Wise and Inspirational Words from Michelle Obama by Michelle Obama, £5.99 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9781784881313

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

Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wit and Wisdom of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780349006147

Ida B. Wells: Social Activist and Reformer by Kristina DuRocher, £24.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781138786882

Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown by Lezley McSpadden, £20.99 (hardback, 2016) ISBN 9781942872528

Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson, £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781783783021

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae, £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781476749075

Billie Holiday by John Szwed, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780099592624

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by CherrĂ­e Moraga and Gloria AnzaldĂșa (Editors), £21.50 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781438454382

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

Daisy Turner's Kin: An African American Family Saga by Jane C. Beck, £16.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780252080791

Remnants: A Memoir of Spirit, Activism, and Mothering by Rosemarie Freeney Harding with Rachel Elizabeth Harding, £16.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780822358794

Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur, £9.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781783601783

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

The Rebellious Life of Mrs Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis, £15.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780807033326

Mom and Me and Mom by Maya Angelou, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781844089154

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780330533447

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 Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx by Elaine Showalter, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781844080809

Still Brave: Legendary Black Women on Race and Gender by Edited by Stanlie M. James, Frances Smith Foster & Beverly Guy-Sheftall, £16.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781558616110

Obama Music: Some Notes from a South Sider Abroad by Bonnie Greer, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781906558246

Pilgrim State by Jacqueline Walker, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780340960806

Michelle Obama: A Biography by Liza Mundy, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781847397508

"Language is a Place of Struggle": Great Quotes by People of Color by Edited by Tram Nguyen, £14.99 (hardback, 2009) ISBN 9780807048009

Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins, £18.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780415964722

Dreaming Me: Black, Baptist, and Buddhist - One Woman's Spiritual Journey by Jan Willis, £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780861715480

Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence by Rebecca Walker, £15.00 (hardback, 2008) ISBN 9780285638204

The Ditchdigger's Daughters: A Black Family's Astonishing Success Story by Yvonne S. Thornton, £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780758225887

Black Women for Beginners by S. Pearl Sharp, £8.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781934389201

A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown, £8.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 9780553818178

With Billie by Julia Blackburn, £8.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0099483653

Women's Slave Narratives by Annie L Burton et al, £6.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0486445550

Harriet Jacobs: A Life by Jean Fagan Yellin, £12.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 9780465092895

Ella Baker & the Black Freedom Movement by Barbara Ransby, £14.95 (paperback, 2003) ISBN 0807856169

Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom by Catherine Clinton, £9.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 0316155942

Book by Whoopi Goldberg, £10.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 0751526339

A Song Flung Up to Heaven by Maya Angelou, £8.99 (paperback, 2003) ISBN 9781844085064

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs, £8.95 (paperback, 2001) ISBN 0393976378

Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life by bell hooks, £12.99 (paperback, 1999) ISBN 9780805057225

Black Foremothers: Three Lives by Dorothy Sterling, £9.99 (paperback, 1998) ISBN 9780935312898

Coretta Scott King: Fighter for Justice by Ruth Turk, £10.50 (paperback, 1997) ISBN 0828320284

Living for the Revolution: Black Feminist Organizations, 1968-1980 by Kimberly Springer, £15.99 (paperback, 1995) ISBN 9780822334934

Angela Davis: An Autobiography by Angela Davis, £12.99 (paperback, 1989) ISBN 9780717806676

All God's Children Need Travelling Shoes by Maya Angelou, £9.99 (paperback, 1987) ISBN 9781844085057

The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou, £9.99 (paperback, 1986) ISBN 9781844085040

Singin' & Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas by Maya Angelou, £8.99 (paperback, 1985) ISBN 9781844085033

Gather Together in My Name by Maya Angelou, £9.99 (paperback, 1985) ISBN 9781844085026

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou, £8.99 (paperback, 1984) ISBN 9780860685111