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Black British Aesthetics Today Cover Image
By R. Victoria Arana (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781443806015
Published: Cambridge Scholars Publishing - June 1st, 2009

Black British Aesthetics Today is a collection of twenty-four exciting critical and theoretical essays exploring current thinking about the hottest artistic, literary, and critical works now being produced by black Britons. This book features a number of chapters by the avant-garde black British novelists, poets, and artists themselves.


Harare North Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780099526759
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Published: Vintage UK - January 5th, 2011

In an astonishing, revelatory original debut, Caine Prize for African Writing winner Brian Chikwava tackles head-on the realities of life as a refugee When he lands in Harare North, our unnamed protagonist carries nothing but a cardboard suitcase full of memories and an email address for his childhood friend, Shingi.


Think Like a White Man: Conquering the World . . . While Black Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786894403
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Published: Canongate Books - November 3rd, 2020

'This book rewarded me with dark, dry chuckles on every page' Reni Eddo-Lodge

'Hilarious . . . This original approach to discussing race is funny, intellectual and timely' Independent

'The work of a true mastermind' Benjamin Zephaniah


Think Like a White Man: Conquering the World . . . While Black Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786894342
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Published: Canongate Books - September 3rd, 2019

By following the White Man Commandments--namely, that winning justifies anything and everything--you too can achieve success beyond your capabilities.


Butterfly Fish Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781909762312
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Published: Jacaranda - June 13th, 2016

Bett Trask Award winner 2016.


Speak Gigantular Cover Image
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Published: Jacaranda Books - June 2nd, 2016

A startling debut short story collection from one of Britain's rising literary stars. Irenosen Okojie's gift is in her understated humour, her light touch, her razor-sharp assessment of the best and worst of humankind, and her unflinching gaze into the darkest corners of the human experience.


In the Palace of Flowers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115755
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - June 1st, 2021

Set in Iran at the end of the 19th Century --in the Persian royal court of the Qajars--, In The Palace of Flowers is an atmospheric historical novel about Jamila, an Abyssinian slave who stands at the funeral of a Persian nobleman, watching the rites with empty eyes. In that very moment, she realises that her life will never be acknowledged or mourned with the same significance.


Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063078499
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Published: William Morrow - April 13th, 2021

“Perfection in short story form, I am in love with every single word Bolu Babalola has written. So rarely is love expressed this richly, this vividly, or this artfully.” —Candice Carty-Williams, international bestselling author of Queenie


Under Solomon Skies: Jacaranda Twenty in 2020 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781713539100
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Published: Audible Studios on Brilliance - July 7th, 2020

An adventure story set in the Solomon Islands sees Jack and Toni, childhood schoolmates, set out on a routine boat trip to a neighbouring island, but things go awry when they discover, due to an oversight by Toni, that they do not have enough fuel to make the journey and are stranded at sea.


Mask Off: Masculinity Redefined (Outspoken by Pluto) Cover Image
By JJ Bola
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ISBN: 9780745338743
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Published: Pluto Press - September 30th, 2019

What is masculinity? Dominating the world around us, from Trump's twitter outbursts to deadly gun violence, from male suicide rates to incels on Reddit and 4chan, masculinity is perceived to be 'toxic', 'fragile' and 'in crisis'. In Mask Off, JJ Bola exposes masculinity as a performance that men are socially conditioned into.


The Half-God of Rainfall Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780008324773
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Published: Fourth Estate - September 29th, 2020

13 Fairy Negro Tales (Mouthmark) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781905233045
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Published: Flipped Eye Publishing Limited - December 27th, 2005

The second in the ground-breaking mouthmark series, 13 Fairy Negro Tales is a vibrant pamphlet of contemporary poetry. In language scooped directly from a paintbrush, Inua Ellams announced his arrival on the poetry scene, with what has become a runaway bestseller.


Candy-Coated Unicorns and Converse All Stars (Flap Pamphlet) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781905233335
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Published: Flipped Eye Publishing Limited - December 22nd, 2011

Candy-Coated Unicorns and Converse All Stars is a document of transformations: the possibilities that walk the fine line between the real and the surreal, the mundane and the extraordinary. Contemporary culture clashes with mythology as Bruce Lee angles for space alongside Prometheus on pages where twin towers burn and yellow hues bleed into London sunsets.


Housegirl: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250305176
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Published: Picador - August 28th, 2018

Shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize Longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize Nominated for the Edinburgh First Book Award One of The Observer's "New Faces of Fiction" One of The Millions' "Most Anticipated Books of the Year" One of The Guardian's "Best Summer Books" (Selected by Kayo Chingonyi and Joe Dunthorne) On


Tell Me Your Secret Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781472260376
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Published: Headline - September 17th, 2019

The new emotional thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Ice Cream Girls, My Best Friend's Girl and The Brighton Mermaid. Dorothy Koomson, 'Queen of the big reveal', is back with a gripping page-turner full of twists and turns.Pieta has a secret.


Small Island: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312429522
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Published: Picador - March 30th, 2010

An international bestseller. Andrea Levy's Small Island won the Orange Prize for Fiction, The Orange Prize for Fiction: Best of the Best, The Whitbread Novel Award, The Whitbread Book of the Year Award, and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize.


Noughts & Crosses (Royal Shakespeare Company) Cover Image
By Malorie Blackman, Dominic Cooke (Adapted by)
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ISBN: 9781854599391
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Published: Nick Hern Books - April 1st, 2008

Adaptation of much-love thriller about racism by award-winning children's author.


Black & White Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416900177
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2007

Two star-crossed lovers fight for a more just world in this searing novel with a critically-acclaimed BBC series adaptation now streaming on NBCUniversal’s Peacock platform!

Sephy is a Cross: dark-skinned and beautiful, she lives a life of privilege and power.


Ordinary People: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631494819
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Published: Liveright - September 11th, 2018

A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Winner - South Bank Sky Arts Award for Literature
A Washington Post "Lily Lit" Book Club Selection
Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction, the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, and the Rathbones Folio Prize


Happiness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802129185
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Published: Grove Press - January 22nd, 2019

"Throughout Happiness, Forna stops in our tracks . . . Reminiscent at times of Michael Ondaatje's novel Anil's Ghost . . . Happiness is a meditation on grand themes: Love and death, man and nature, cruelty and mercy. But Forna folds this weighty matter into her buoyant creation with a sublimely delicate touch."--Washington Post


The Hired Man Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802121929
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Published: Grove Press - October 14th, 2014

"Forna is a born storyteller. . . . Not since Remains of the Day has an author so skillfully revealed the way history's layers are often invisible to all but its participants. . . . Gorgeous."--John Freeman, The Boston Globe


The Memory of Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802145680
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Published: Grove Press - September 13th, 2011

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book
Finalist for the Orange Prize for Fiction
An Essence Book Club Pick


The Devil That Danced on the Water: A Daughter's Quest Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802140487
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Published: Grove Press - December 18th, 2003

Praised as "a shining example of what autobiography can be: harrowing, illuminating and thoughtful" (USA Today), Aminatta Forna's intensely personal history is a passionate and vivid account of an idyllic childhood which became the stuff of nightmare.


Ancestor Stones Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802143211
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Published: Grove Press - September 10th, 2007

Aminatta Forna, whose moving and gorgeously written memoir garnered international attention, has seamlessly turned her hand to fiction in Ancestor Stones a powerful, sensuous novel that beautifully captures Africa's past century and her present, and the legacy that her daughters take with them wherever they live.


Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802156983
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE


bone Cover Image
By Yrsa Daley-Ward, Kiese Laymon (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780143132615
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Published: Penguin Books - September 26th, 2017

“yrsa daley-ward’s bone is a symphony of breaking and mending. . . . she lays her hands on the pulse of the thing. . . . an expert storyteller. of the rarest. and purest kind.” —nayyirah waheed, author of salt.

From the celebrated poet Yrsa Daley-Ward, a poignant collection of poems about the heart, life, and the inner self.


Blonde Roots Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594484346
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 5th, 2010

A provocative and "dizzying satire" (The New Yorker) that "boldly turns history on its head" (Elle) from the Man Booker Prize winning author of Girl, Woman, Other.


Mr. Loverman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781617752728
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Published: Akashic Books - April 1st, 2014

Winner of the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction

Evaristo's confident control of the language, her vibrant use of humor, rhythm and poetry, and the realistic mix of Caribbean patois with both street and the Queen's English...fix characters in the reader's mind.
--New York Times Sunday Book Review


The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143132622
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Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

Winner of the PEN Ackerley Prize • Longlisted for the 2019 PEN Open Book Award

“Devastating and lyrical.” —The New York Times


“Suspenseful and affecting.” —The New Yorker


Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781784705039
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Published: Vintage - January 1st, 2019

Where are you really from?

You’re British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children, and most of your friends are British.

So why do people keep asking you where you are from?

Brit(ish) is about a search for identity. It is about the everyday racism that plagues British society.


Queenie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501196027
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - November 5th, 2019

ONE OF TIME’S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019

NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 BY WOMAN’S DAY, NEWSDAY, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, BUSTLE, AND BOOK RIOT!

“[B]rilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking.” —Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestsel


Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143117957
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Published: Penguin Books - October 26th, 2010

"[These essays] reflect a lively, unselfconscious, rigorous, erudite, and earnestly open mind that's busy refining its view of life, literature, and a great deal in between." Los Angeles Times


NW: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143123934
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Published: Penguin Books - August 27th, 2013

A 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist • One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2012 • One of TIME's Top 10 Fiction Books of 2012 • One of The Wall Street Journal's Best 10 Fiction Books of 2012 • New York Times and 


White Teeth: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375703867
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Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2001

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Set against London's racial and cultural tapestry, venturing across the former empire and into the past as it barrels toward the future, White Teeth revels in the ecstatic hodgepodge of modern life, flirting with disaster, confounding expectations, and embracing the comedy of daily existence.


Grand Union: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525558996
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Published: Penguin Press - October 8th, 2019

Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal! 

A dazzling collection of short fiction


On Beauty: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143037743
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Published: Penguin Books - August 29th, 2006

Winner of the 2006 Orange Prize for fiction, another bestselling masterwork from the celebrated author of Swing Time and White Teeth

"In this sharp, engaging satire, beauty's only skin-deep, but funny cuts to the bone." —Kirkus Reviews


Swing Time: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143111641
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Published: Penguin Books - September 5th, 2017

“Smith’s thrilling cultural insights never overshadow the wholeness of her characters, who are so keenly observed that one feels witness to their lives.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

“A sweeping meditation on art, race, and identity that may be [Smith’s] most ambitious work yet.” —Esquire


Feel Free: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143110255
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Published: Penguin Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism 

A New York Times Notable Book

From Zadie Smith, one of the most beloved authors of her generation, a new collection of essays


The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062851802
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 23rd, 2020

This breathtaking debut, winner of the Costa First Novel Award, is a murder mystery that travels across the Atlantic and through the darkest channels of history. A brilliant, searing depiction of race, class, and oppression that penetrates the skin and sears the soul, it is the story of a woman of her own making in a world that would see her unmade. 


Home Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781617757532
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Published: Black Sheep - September 3rd, 2019

"Wheatle has delivered a definitive narrative steeped in cultural philosophy and human sensibilities. Despite the foibles of his tragic characters, a redemptive quality is present--persevering--a testament of the human will to survive against all odds...Highly recommended."
--Kaieteur News (Guyana)


Cane Warriors Cover Image
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Published: Black Sheep - October 20th, 2020

Nobody free till everybody free.

Moa, a fourteen-year-old slave, gets caught up in the most significant slave rebellion in Jamaican history, paying homage to freedom fighters all over the world.


Surge Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781784742614
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Published: Chatto & Windus - June 20th, 2019

*Shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award 2019*

*Shortlisted for the T.S.


Swims Cover Image
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Published: Penned in the Margins - September 12th, 2017

Plunge into mountain lakes and drift along meandering rivers in Swims, the debut poetry collection by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett.


1 Gifts.- 2 Wagers.- 3 Rapport as Return: Bob Holman, Spoken Word and Bowery Poetry.- 4 Becoming a Bridge - The Poet's Bodhisattva Vow: Anne Waldman and Naropa.- 5 A Circuit of Energies: Bob Cobbing, Sound Poetry and Writers Forum.- 6 Gendered Gifts: Feminist Performance Practice.- 7 Difficult Gifts: Ecopoethics and the Task of Environmentalism.- 8 Conclusion.


Twisted: The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062966728
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 23rd, 2020

A Kirkus Best Book of the Year


Darling Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780008281151
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Published: Fourth Estate - February 7th, 2019

A teenage girl clashes with her new stepmother in this debut thriller with an unforgettable twist

'A pile-up of devastating plot twists' Bernardine Evaristo, author of Booker-winning Girl, Woman, Other

'Dark, deep, thought-provoking. Go and read it ' Adele Parks


The Mother: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062440815
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Published: Amistad - May 9th, 2017

The author of the critically acclaimed A Cupboard Full of Coats makes her hardcover debut with a provocative and timely novel about an emotionally devastated mother’s struggle to understand her teenage son’s death, and her search for meaning and hope in the wake of incomprehensible loss.


A Cupboard Full of Coats: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062183736
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Published: Amistad - May 10th, 2016

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

“Deeply moving, wonderfully written . . . a study of grief and remorse.”—Times (London)

“In this potent mystery . . . Edwards makes us greedy for the full story.”—New York Times


I Will Not Be Erased: Our Stories about Growing Up as People of Colour Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781713526674
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Published: Audible Studios on Brilliance - June 16th, 2020

Fourteen joyous, funny and life-affirming essays from gal-dem's talented writers.


Taking Up Space: The Black Girl’s Manifesto for Change Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781529118537
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Published: Merky Books - October 1st, 2019

As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. And in higher education, feeling like you constantly have to justify your existence within institutions that weren't made for you is an ongoing struggle for many people.


In Dependence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115779
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - October 1st, 2019

"A graceful and astonishing achievement." - Henry Louis Gates Jr. "In Dependence, is a riveting love story across the challenges of race, geography and scars of colonial history." - Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o "A beautiful and ambitious novel" - Bernardine Evaristo, author of Mr Loverman In the early sixties, Tayo Ajayi sails to England from Nigeria to take up a scholarship at Oxford University.


Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115045
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - April 11th, 2017

Dr. Morayo Da Silva is one of the most memorable characters you are likely to encounter on the page - intelligent, indomitable, author and survivor of a large life. In dreamlike prose, Manyika dips in and out of her present, her past, in a story that argues always for generosity, for connection, for a vigorous and joyful endurance.


Sensuous Knowledge: A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062877062
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Published: Amistad - March 31st, 2020

The creator of the internationally popular, multiple award-winning blog MsAfropolitan applies an Africa-centered feminist sensibility to issues of racism and sexism, challenging our illusions about oppression and liberation and daring women to embrace their power.

Sensuous Knowledge is a collection of thought provoking essays that explore questions ce


Killer Tune Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780340937099
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Published: Hodder - March 20th, 2008

A fifteen-year-old boy firebombs a building as he listens to Vivaldi's Winter Concerto splicing behind a red hot R 'n' B track. A veteran musician is found dead in an alley with the pulse of an old time reggae classic playing in his pocket. Rap sensation Lord Tribulation discovers his new found stardom threatened when he finds himself in the middle of both incidents.


Running Hot Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781904559092
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Published: Arcadia Books - September 1st, 2004

Elijah Schoolboy' Campbell is taking a great offer to leave Hackney behind and start a new life, but he has just seven days to get out of a London underworld where bling, ringtones, and petty deaths are accessories of life. Schoolboy knows that when you're running hot all it takes is one call, one voicemail, one text to disconnect you from this life - permanently.


Spare Room Cover Image
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Published: Bloodhound Books - January 29th, 2019

In this psychological thriller from the award-winning author of Trap Door, a young woman's new home has on the brink of madness.


Black Mamba Boy: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312569235
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Published: Picador - August 2nd, 2011

Yemen, 1935. Jama is a "market boy," a half-feral child scavenging with his friends in the dusty streets of a great seaport. For Jama, life is a thrilling carnival, at least when he can fill his belly. When his mother—alternately raging and loving—dies young, she leaves him only an amulet stuffed with one hundred rupees.


There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack (Routledge Classics) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780415289818
Published: Routledge - July 11th, 2002

This classic book is a powerful indictment of contemporary attitudes to race. By accusing British intellectuals and politicians on both sides of the political divide of refusing to take race seriously, Paul Gilroy caused immediate uproar when this book was first published in 1987.


Postcolonial Melancholia (Wellek Library Lectures) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780231134552
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Published: Columbia University Press - November 1st, 2006

In an effort to deny the ongoing effect of colonialism and imperialism on contemporary political life, the death knell for a multicultural society has been sounded from all sides. That's the provocative argument Paul Gilroy makes in this unorthodox defense of the multiculture.


The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780674076068
Published: Harvard University Press - March 15th, 1995

Afrocentrism. Eurocentrism. Caribbean Studies. British Studies. To the forces of cultural nationalism hunkered down in their camps, this bold hook sounds a liberating call.


'There Ain't no Black in the Union Jack': The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation (Black Literature and Culture) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226294278
Published: University of Chicago Press - December 1st, 1991

Gilroy demonstrates the enormous complexity of racial politics in England today. Exploring the relationships among race, class, and nation as they have evolved over the past twenty years, he highlights racist attitudes that transcend the left-right political divide. He challenges current sociological approaches to racism as well as the ethnocentric bias of British cultural studies.


Darker Than Blue: On the Moral Economies of Black Atlantic Culture (W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures #7) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780674060234
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Published: Belknap Press - May 1st, 2011

Paul Gilroy seeks to awaken a new understanding of W. E. B. Du Bois's intellectual and political legacy. At a time of economic crisis, environmental degradation, ongoing warfare, and heated debate over human rights, how should we reassess the changing place of black culture?


Black Britain: A Photographic History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780863565403
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Published: Saqi Books - Saqi Books - January 1st, 2008

People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited the British Isles for centuries. Paul Gilroy, renowned for his work exploring the social and cultural dimensions of black Britishness, has assembled a living history of black people in the British Isles. Spanning two hundred years, this collection features images of black Britons at work, at war, and at play.


After Empire: Melancholia or Convivial Culture? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780415343084
Published: Routledge - September 23rd, 2004

Paul Gilroy's After Empire - in many ways a sequel to his classic study of race and nation, There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack - explores Britain's failure to come to terms with the loss of its empire and pre-eminent global standing.


Face Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781582349213
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - October 4th, 2004

Reviews
"Kids will tune in to this book's clear message about appearances." --Publishers Weekly
"A worthy subject that should give kids plenty to think about." -Kirkus Reviews


Refugee Boy (Modern Plays) Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - March 9th, 2013

An eye for an eye. It's very simple. You choose your homeland like a hyena picking and choosing where he steals his next meal from. Scavenger. Yes you grovel to the feet of Mengistu and when his people spit at you and kick you from the bowl you scuttle across the border. Scavenger.


Too Black Too Strong Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781852245542
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Published: Bloodaxe Books - September 27th, 2001

This collection is Benjamin Zephaniah's first new book of poems in five years. It addresses the struggles of black Britain more forcefully than all his previous books. With poems like "Chant of a Homesick Nigga" and "Kill Them Before Ramadan, " he shows that he's a poet who won't stay silent, who doesn't pull any punches, writing out of a sense of urgency and a commitment to social justice.


City Psalms (Studies in Comparative Religion) Cover Image
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Published: Bloodaxe Books - September 24th, 1992

Propa Propaganda Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781852243722
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Published: Bloodaxe Books - September 26th, 1996

Rasta meets Rap in the work of this popular black British poetA master of oral and performance art, Zephaniah has been heard in readings from Palestine to Argentina, in schools, colleges, clubs, prisons, theaters, and music revues. He has released several records, including one with Bob Marley and the Wailers.


Secrets of Valhalla Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062010100
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Published: HarperCollins - May 16th, 2017

"Readers will clamor for more, especially those who loved Rick Riordan’s Norse-themed The Sword of Summer.” --ALA Booklist

Two friends awaken a world of myth and magic in this epic middle grade fantasy perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Anne Ursu.


The Secret of the Purple Lake Cover Image
By Yaba Badoe, Gbolahan Adams (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781911115311
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - April 24th, 2018

The Secret of the Purple Lake is a collection of five interlinked stories that take us from Ghana to Orkney, and from Spain to Norway and Thailand. As a minor character from one story assumes a major role in the next, we meet a fascinating cast, including Imoro the magic elephant, the Walrus Prince, and the Wild Princesses of Rousay.


Aluta Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781554988167
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Published: Groundwood Books - September 13th, 2016

For eighteen-year-old Charlotte, university life is better than she'd ever dreamed -- a sophisticated and generous roommate, the camaraderie of dorm living, parties, clubs and boyfriends. Most of all, Charlotte is exposed to new ideas, and in 1981 Ghana, this may be the most exciting - and most dangerous -- adventure of all.


Liccle Bit (Crongton) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780349001999
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Published: Atom - March 27th, 2018


What's worse than hiding a secret? Liccle Bit's about to find out...


Crongton Knights Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780349002323
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Published: Atom - March 27th, 2018


Winner of the Guardian Children Fiction's Prize 2016
Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2017

Living on the South Crongton council estate has its worries - and life for McKay has been even tougher since his mum died.

His dad has been working all hours to keep the bailiffs from their door.


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ISBN: 9780349002880
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Published: Atom - March 27th, 2018


THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN CHILDREN'S FICTION PRIZE 2016

Round these ends, it's hard to hold on to your dreams


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ISBN: 9781852429850
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Published: Serpent's Tail - December 1st, 2008

"One of the most exciting writers of the black urban experience."--The Times (London)

The mean streets of south London offer little hope for young black guys. Selling drugs, on the other hand, offers quick money and respect. Dennis Huggins finds himself drawn into the spiral in this powerful portrayal of gang life.


Sade: We're Moving to Canada Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781777013523
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Published: Jewels & Pearls Publishing Ltd. - December 22nd, 2019

Want to teach kids about dealing with change while learning a new culture? Then SADE: WE'RE MOVING TO CANADA is the right book for you.


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ISBN: 9781784741396
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Published: Random House UK - July 1st, 2018

Translating as "initiation," kumukanda is the name given to the rites a young boy from the Luvale tribe must pass through before he is considered a man. The poems of Kayo Chingonyi’s remarkable debut explore this passage: between two worlds, ancestral and contemporary; between the living and the dead; between the gulf of who he is and how he is perceived.


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ISBN: 9781844718726
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Published: Salt Publishing - March 15th, 2012

"Some Bright Elegance" is about the changes that are a part of life in the 21st Century. In the book this is explored in relation to the search for meaning and consolation in the wake of bereavement, the memorial role of music, and the effects of social change on local communities.


The Digital Lives of Black Women in Britain Cover Image
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ISBN: 9783030466787
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - August 12th, 2020

Based on interviews and archival research, this book explores how media is implicated in Black women's lives in Britain. From accounts of twentieth-century activism and television representations, to experiences of YouTube and Twitter, Sobande's analysis traverses tensions between digital culture's communal, counter-cultural and commercial qualities.


To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe Cover Image
By Akwugo Emejulu (Editor), Francesca Sobande (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780745339474
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Published: Pluto Press - June 15th, 2019

This book brings together activists, artists, and scholars of color to show how Black feminism and Afrofeminism are being practiced in Europe today, exploring their differing social positions in various countries, and exploring the ways in which they organize and mobilize to imagine a Black feminist Europe.
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