45+ Best Books By Black Women Writers

Posted on July 23, 2018 By newsroom Topic: Best Books

Black women writers have not only brought the black woman's life in public domain, but have also looked straight and deep into the soul of society. Some of the best ones are:

Half of a Yellow Sun- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Our Black Year: One Family's Quest to Buy Black in America's Racially Divided Economy- Maggie Anderson
Bitch Is the New Black: A Memoir- Helena Andrews
Those Bones Are Not My Child: A Novel- Toni Cade Bambara
Kindred- Octavia Butler
Candles: A Novel- Ernessa T. Carter
Babylon Sisters: A Novel- Pearl Cleage
Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns- J. California Cooper
The Farming of Bones- Edwidge Danticat
My Soul to Take: A Novel- Tanarive Due
The Joys of Motherhood- Buchi Emecheta
Plum Bun: A Novel Without a Moral- Jessi Redmon Fauset
When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America- Paula Giddings
The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998- Nikki Giovanni
Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought- Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Nappy Hair- Carolivia Herron
Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center- bell hooks
Brown Girl in the Ring- Nalo Hopkinson
Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography - Zora Neale Hurston
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Harriet Jacobs
A Small Place- Jamaica Kinkaid
Small Island: A Novel- Andrea Levy
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name - A Biomythography- Audre Lorde
Unbowed: A Memoir- Wangari Maathai
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie- Ayana Mathis
Coming of Age in Mississippi- Anne Moody
The Bluest Eye- Toni Morrison
Song of Solomon- Toni Morrison
The Broke Diaries: The Completely True and Hilarious Misadventures of a Good Girl Gone Broke- Angela Nissel
Drinking Coffee Elsewhere- ZZ Packer
Wench: A Novel- Dolen Perkins-Valdez
Darkest Child: A Novel- Delores Phillips
Push: A Novel- Sapphire
I Put A Spell On You: The Autobiography Of Nina Simone- Nina Simone
The Coldest Winter Ever- Sister Souljah
Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology- Barbara Smith
On Beauty- Zadie Smith
White Teeth: A Novel- Zadie Smith
The Taste of Salt- Martha Southgate
Cane River- Lalita Tademy
Narrative of Sojourner Truth - Sojourner Truth
On Black Sisters Street: A Novel- Chika Unigwe
The Color Purple- Alice Walker
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose- Alice Walker
Jubilee- Margaret Walker
Salvage the Bones: A Novel- Jesmyn Ward
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration- Isabel Wilkerson
Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk- Delores Williams
Color Blind: A Memoir- Precious Williams

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