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Black Stories Matter booklist

All the books listed here are available to request by using the catalogue search box or by contacting your local library.

 

You can download eBooks and eAudiobooks for free via the eLibrary.

 

Fiction

Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

Black Buck – Mateo Askaripour

 

Another country – James Baldwin  

Also available as an eBook

 

The vanishing half – Brit Bennett

 

Noughts and crosses – Malorie Blackman

Also available as an eBook

 

Assembly – Natasha Brown 

Also available as an eBook

 

Queenie – Candice Carty-Williams 

 

The water dancer – Ta-Nehisi Coates

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

The girl with the louding voice – Abi Dare  

 

Invisible man – Ralph Ellison

Also available as an eBook

 

Ordinary people – Diana Evans 

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

Girl, woman, other – Bernardine Evaristo

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

The other black girl – Zakiya Dalila Harris  

 

A more perfect union – Tammye Huf  

Also available as an eBook

 

Their eyes were watching God – Zora Neale Hurston  

 

Black leopard, red wolf – Marlon James

Also available as an eBook

 

A brief history of seven killings – Marlon James

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

The prophets – Robert Jones

 

An American marriage – Tayari Jones

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

To kill a mockingbird – Harper Lee 

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

Luster – Raven Leilani 

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

Sugar - Bernice L McFadden

 

First woman - Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Also available as an eBook

 

Rainbow milk – Paul Mendez

 

Beloved – Toni Morrison 

Also available as an eBook

 

Open water – Caleb Azumah Nelson

Also available as an eBook

 

Such a fun age – Kiley Reid

Also available as an eBook

 

On beauty – Zadie Smith

Also available as an eBook

 

White teeth – Zadie Smith

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

Real life – Brandon Taylor 

Also available as an eBook

 

The hate u give – Angie Thomas

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

Meridian – Alice Walker 

 

The color purple – Alice Walker 

 

Salvage the bones – Jesmyn Ward  

Also available as an eBook

 

Harlem shuffle – Colson Whitehead

 

The underground railroad – Colson Whitehead

Also available as an eAudiobook

 

Non-fiction

Natives: race and class in the ruins of empire – Akala

 

The new Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander

Also available as an eBook

 

The fire next time – James Baldwin

Also available as an eBook

 

I am not your negro – James Baldwin

Also available as an eBook

 

Making it – Jay Blades

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

I am not your baby mother – Candice Brathwaite

 

I'm still here, black dignity in a world made for whiteness - Austin Channing Brown

 

Between the world and me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

Also available as an eBook

 

Don’t touch my hair – Emma Dabiri

Also available as an eBook

 

Women, race and class – Angela Davis

 

White fragility: why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism – Robin Diangelo

Also available as an eBook

 

Nice racism, how progressive white people perpetuate racial harm – Robin Diangelo

 

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race – Reni Eddo-Lodge

Also available as an eBook

 

Poor – Caleb Femi

Also available as an eBook

 

The purpose of power, how to build movements for the 21st Century – Alicia Garza    

Also available as an eBook

 

Homecoming, voices of the Windrush generation – Colin Grant

Also available as an eBook

 

Who am I, again? – Lenny Henry

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

Brit(ish), on race, identity and belonging – Afua Hirsch  

Also available as an eBook

 

Why we kneel, how we rise – Michael Holding  

 

How we fight for our lives: a memoir – Saeed Jones

 

Taking up space: the black girl's manifesto for change – Chelsea Kwakye & Ore Ogunbiyi 

Also available as an eBook

 

How to be an anti-racist – Ibram X Kendi   

Also available as an eBook

 

The louder I will sing – Lee Lawrence

 

They can’t kill us all: the story of Black Lives Matter – Wesley Lowery

Also available as an eBook

 

Autobiography of Malcolm X – Malcolm X  

 

Becoming – Michelle Obama

Also available as an eBook and eAudiobook

 

Black and British: a forgotten history – David Olusoga

Also available as an eBook

 

Afropean: notes from black Europe – Johny Pitts

Also available as an eBook

 

How to argue with a racist – Adam Rutherford

 

Me and white supremacy – Layla Saad   

 

Wonderful adventures of Mrs Seacole in many lands – Mary Seacole and Sara Salih

Also available as an eBook

 

The good immigrant – Nikesh Shukla

Also available as an eBook

 

My name is why – Lemn Sissay

Also available as an eBook

 

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot

Also available as an eBook

 

Slay in your lane – Elizabeth Uviebinené & Yomi Adegoke

Also available as an eBook

 

100 great black britons - Patrick Vernon and Angelina Osborne
 

 
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