Migrations: Stories of Travel and Migrations from the Diaspora

Stories of travel and migrations from the Diaspora

Music for Exile Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781946482464
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Published: Tupelo Press - February 1st, 2021

Poetry. Trekking from the U.S. to the Caribbean and Canada--wind at their back, ear to the ground, listening for the logos of what trembles underfoot-- the poems in MUSIC FOR EXILE syncretize a host of lyrical, received and invented forms to beckon a mythic assemblage, an aggregation of personal and historical losses, intimate and en masse.


Letters from Congo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941604052
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Published: Central Square Press - August 11th, 2017

LETTERS FROM CONGO, a powerful collection by Haitian-American poet Danielle Legros Georges, invites readers to journey every air mile traveled by a family trying to survive the perpetual uncertainty of life in exile.


Maroon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781880684795
Published: Curbstone Books - November 1st, 2001

Maroon is the debut collection of Haitian-American poet Danielle Legros Georges, who writes of the pain of exile, the beauty of nature, and the delights of love in highly rhythmic, highly original language.


Simone Breaks All the Rules Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338681727
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021

Perfect for fans of You Should See Me in a Crown and Never Have I Ever, this hilarious and heartfelt rom-com from bestselling author Debbie Rigaud is pure Black girl joy.

Simone Thibodeaux is about to switch things up.

Check her life: It’s sealed in a boy-proof container.


Pride: A Pride & Prejudice Remix Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062564047
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 18th, 2018

In a timely update of Jane Austen's Pride and PrejudiceNational Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi skillfully balances cultural identity, class, and gentrification against the heady magic of first love in her vibrant reimagining of this beloved classic.


You Speak Good English for a Nigerian Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781734949711
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Published: Oreoluwa Army - August 29th, 2020

Immigrants come, and immigrants go. From the beginning of time people have left their places of birth to seek opportunities and adventure in foreign lands.



Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book Cover Image
By Keila V. Dawson, Alleanna Harris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781506467917
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Published: Beaming Books - January 26th, 2021

Hungry? Check the Green Book. Tired? Check the Green Book. Sick? Check the Green Book.


Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance Cover Image
By Mia Bay
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ISBN: 9780674979963
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Published: Belknap Press - March 23rd, 2021

"This extraordinary book is a powerful addition to the history of travel segregation. Traveling Black reveals how travel discrimination transformed over time from segregated trains to buses and Uber rides. Mia Bay shows that Black mobility has always been a struggle."--Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist


Logotherapy (African Poetry Book ) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780803290679
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - November 1st, 2016

Written as a tribute to family, place, and bodily awareness, Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s poems speak of love, war, violence, language, immigration, and exile. From a baby girl’s penchant for her parents’ keys to a warrior’s hunt for words, Wa Ngugi’s poems move back and forth between the personal and the political.


How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316492935
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 1st, 2021

A New York Times 10 Best Books of 2021

Instant #1 New York Times bestseller

Named a Best Book of 2021 by the Washington Post, New York Times, Esquire, GoodReads, SheReads, BookPage, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, the New York Public Library, and the Chicago Public Library


Longlisted


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.


An Orchestra of Minorities Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316412407
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 8th, 2019

A heartbreaking story about a Nigerian poultry farmer who sacrifices everything to win the woman he loves, by Man Booker Finalist and author of The Fishermen, Chigozie Obioma.

"It is more than a superb and tragic novel; it's a historical treasure."-Boston Globe


Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir Cover Image
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Published: New Press - March 6th, 2018

A New York Times Editors' Choice

A welcome addition to the vast literature produced by jailed writers across the centuries . . . a] thrilling testament to the human spirit.
--Ariel Dorfman, The New York Times Book Review


Beneath the Lion's Gaze: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393338881
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 3rd, 2011

"An important novel, rich in compassion for its anguished characters." —The New York Times Book Review


When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

A National Book Award Finalist, this remarkable graphic novel is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a former Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.


Behold the Dreamers: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525509714
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 26th, 2017

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy


Just Us Women Cover Image
By Jeannette Caines, Pat Cummings (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780064430562
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Published: HarperCollins - May 23rd, 1984

"No boys and no men-just us women," Aunt Martha tells her niece. And together they plan their trip to North Carolina in Aunt Martha's brand-new car. This is to be a very special outing-with no one to hurry them along, the two travelers can do exactly as they please.


Every Body Looking Cover Image
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

A Finalist for the National Book Award


Ghana Must Go: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143124979
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Published: Penguin Books - January 28th, 2014

A “buoyant” and “rapturous” debut novel (The Wall Street Journal) about the transformative power of unconditional love


The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America Cover Image
By Nikesh Shukla (Editor), Chimene Suleyman (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780316524230
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 4th, 2020

By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, troubling and uplifting, these "electric" essays come together to create a provocative, conversation-sparking, multivocal portrait of modern America (The Washington Post).