Best Books by Black Authors We Can’t Wait to Read

The literary world is graced with a plethora of captivating books, but some of the most remarkable and thought-provoking pieces have been penned by black authors.

We are presenting a selection of some of the best books by black authors, including newly released titles and hidden gems yet to be unearthed.

Our list of books by black authors highlights the best works of fiction and non-fiction, covering a range of topics, including personal memoirs, race relations, social justice issues, and more with this reading list.

Soul Food will give you a nourishing feast of stories as varied and diverse as a Sunday brunch. Enjoy the appetizing tales that will warm your heart, delight your mind with joy, and satisfy all your senses.

Soul Food

Homegirls & Handgrenades made a historic mark in 1985, winning the American Book Award and being named one of the National Book Critics Circle Prize finalists.

Homegirls & Handgrenades

This guide offers practical and compassionate insight for Black people (and all POC) striving towards healing, providing unique illustrations, mindful meditations, and breathwork exercises from an expert in the field.

Black People Breathe

Let Lyvonne Briggs, the body and sex-positive preacher and author, show you how pleasure can take centerstage instead of shame in this liberating experience!

Sensual Faith

In this thoughtful essay, Jennifer L. Freeman Marshall seeks answers by looking at how critics have responded to both of Hurston’s passions throughout history. She argues that we should celebrate all aspects of her legacy – not just one part or another.

Ain’t I an Anthropologist

Struggling to find a place to belong, Black and queer students often encounter an unwelcoming environment when they arrive on college campuses.

Black and Queer on Campus

Swipe up to learn more!