Booklist - Black America

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There are 79 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)

We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780241982495

I Can't Breathe: The Killing that Started a Movement by Matt Taibbi, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780753548691

No Way But This: In Search of Paul Robeson by Jeff Sparrow, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781911617204

Killing African Americans: Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism by Noel A. Cazenave, £27.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781138549937

Policing The Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment by Angela J. Davis, Bryan A. Stevenson, Marc Mauer, Bruce Western and Jeremy Travis, £11.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780525436614

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race by Jesmyn Ward, £17.99 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9781408892572

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

The Blacker the Berry... by Wallace Thurman, £12.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780143131878

Black Liberation And The American Dream: The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice by Paul Le Blanc (Editor), £16.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781608467853

Unseen: Unpublished Black History from the New York Times Photo Archives by Dana Canedy, Darcy Eveleigh, Damien Cave and Rachel L. Swarns, £22.99 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9780316552967

The Secret Life of a Black Aspie: A Memoir by Anand Prahlad, £16.50 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781602233218

Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780241334003

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates, £16.99 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9780241325230

C.L.R. James: The Artist as Revolutionary by Paul Buhle, £14.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781786634535

(H)afrocentric Comics: Volumes 1-4 by Juliana “Jewels” Smith, illustrated by Ronald Nelson, £17.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781629634487

The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison, £18.95 (hardback, 2017) ISBN 9780674976450

Farewell Speeches by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781612196886

The Trial Of Patrolman Thomas Shea: The True Account of a Police Murder of an Innocent Black Child by Thomas Hauser, £13.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781609807313

I am Not Your Negro by James Baldwin and Raoul Peck, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780141986678

Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, £12.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781909762572

"They Can't Kill Us All": The Story of Black Lives Matter by Wesley Lowery, £9.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780141986142

Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: A Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons by Jane Lazarre, £18.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780822361664

Muhammad Ali by Sybille Titeux and Amazing Ameziane, £16.99 (hardback, 2016) ISBN 9781506703183

Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Police Violence and Resistance in the United States by Joe Macaré, Maya Schenwar and Alana Yu-lan Price (Editors), £15.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781608466122

In the Wake: On Blackness and Being by Christina Sharpe, £19.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780822362944

'Bitter with the Past but Sweet with the Dream': Communism in the African American Imaginary by Cathy Bergin, £21.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781608466399

Freedom is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Y. Davis, £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781608465644

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

Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter by Jordan T. Camp and Christina Heatherton (Editors), £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781784783167

From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781608465620

The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir by Ta-Nehisi Coates, £9.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9781784785345

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

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson, £8.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781925228311

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, £10.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781925240702

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780141981772

It's Been Beautiful: Soul! and Black Power Television by Gayle Wald, £16.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780822358374

Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary by Dennis Childs, £17.00 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780816692415

We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement by Akinyele Omowale Umoja, £16.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781479886036

Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward, £10.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781608197651

Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781783601783

Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking & Pioneering Historical Events by Jessie Carney Smith, £17.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781578593699

Barack Obama: The Making of the Man by David Maraniss, £9.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781848872813

Blacks in and Out of the Left by Michael C. Dawson, £18.95 (hardback, 2013) ISBN 9780674057685

Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock by David Margolick, £9.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780300187922

Twelve Angry Men: True Stories of Being a Black Man in America Today by Gregory S. Parks and Matthew W. Hughey (Editors), £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781595587718

Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships, and Motherhood Among Black Women by Mignon Moore, £22.95 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780520269521

Marshall Law: The Life & Times of a Baltimore Black Panther by Eddie Conway, £11.00 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781849350228

Colour Me English by Caryl Phillips, £14.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781846553059

Harlem is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America by Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, £14.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781847084576

In the Place of Justice by Wilbert Rideau, £12.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781846684340

Letters from Black America: Intimate Portraits of the African American Experience by Pamela Newkirk (Editor), £15.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780807001158

Nomad: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, £7.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781847398185

Who Are We - And Should It Matter in the 21st Century? by Gary Younge, £9.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780141029948

The Black Diaspora of the Americas: Experiences and Theories of the Caribbean by Christine Chivallon, £18.95 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9789766373962

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat, £13.95 (hardback, 2010) ISBN 9780691140186

Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity by Tim Wise, £12.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780872865082

To Kill a Mockingbird (50th Anniversary edition) by Harper Lee, £6.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780099549482

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin, £12.00 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780285638570

A Black Way of Seeing: From "Liberty" to Freedom by Paul Robeson Jr., £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781583227671

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama, £18.98 (audiobook on CD, 2008) ISBN 9781847673282

The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama, £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781847670830

Hand Me My Travelin' Shoes: In Search of Blind Willie McTell by Michael Gray, £14.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780747565611

The Time Traveller: One Man's Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality by Ronald Mallet with Bruce Henderson, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780552155755

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama, £9.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781847670946

Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti, Race, Freight-hopping and the Search for Hip Hop's Moral Center by William Upski Wimsatt, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781933368559

Stokely Speaks: From Black Power to Pan-Africanism by Stokely Carmichael, £14.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9781556526497

Race, Reform and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction and Beyond in Black America, 1945-2006 by Manning Marable, £29.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 9780230545144

Black Radical: The Education of an American Revolutionary 1946-1968 by Nelson Peary, £21.99 (hardback, 2007) ISBN 9781595581457

Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community by Edited by Gil L.Robertson, £10.99 (paperback, 2007) ISBN 1932841245

Here We Stand: Politics, Performers and Performance - Paul Robeson, Charlie Chaplin, Isadora Duncan by Colin Chambers, £20.00 (hardback, 2006) ISBN 9781854599209

Deconstructing Tyrone: A New Look at Black Masculinity in the Hip-Hop Generation by Natalie Hopkinson and Natalie Y. Moore, £11.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1573442577

Stranger in a Strange Land: Encounters in the Disunited States by Gary Younge, £13.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1595580689

We Won't Budge by Manthia Diawara, £9.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0954702344

Understanding Words That Wound by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic, £38.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 0813341396

I Choose to Stay: A Black Teacher Refuses to Desert the Inner City by Salome Thomas-El with Cecil Murphey, £14.50 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 0758201877

Race Matters by Cornel West, £12.99 (paperback, 2001) ISBN 0679749861

The New Colored People: The Mixed-Race Movement in America by Jon M. Spencer, £20.99 (paperback, 2000) ISBN 9780814780725

The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride, £9.99 (paperback, 1998) ISBN 9780747538325