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Terri Schlichenmeyer review — "Recognition" by O.H. Bennett worth sticking with to the end.  #fiction

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Langston Hughes

May's selection: Black Misery by Langston Hughes. Black Misery was first published in but the gentle, funny, and sometimes melancholy words of Langston Hughes still cause a blink of recognition.

100 Must-Read African-American Books - How many have you read?

Black Boy is an autobiography by Richard Wright. The author explores his childhood, race relations in the South, and his eventual move to Chicago, where he establishes his writing career and becomes involved with the Communist Party.

The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy): Michael Shaara: Books. Recommended for entry level Marine officers (OCS Candidates - Midshipmen)

Portobello: Ruth Rendell is widely considered to be crime fiction’s reigning queen, with a remarkable career spanning more than forty years. Now, in Portobello, she delivers a captivating and intricate tale that weaves together the troubled lives of several people in the gentrified neighborhood of London’s Notting Hill.

Bestseller Books Online Portobello: A Novel Ruth Rendell

Black Water Tales

Black Water Tales: The Secret Keepers, super creepy book.

Glorious - Jeff Guinn

Glorious: A Novel of the American West (A Cash McLendon Novel)

Sacred Fire: The QBR 100 Essential Black Books

Sacred Fire: The QBR 100 Essential Black Books

A bunch of great children's books featuring African American characters.

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The Year I Smelled Like Milk by Michael W. Hobson. Stories from his year teaching in China.

The Year I Smelled Like Milk by Michael W. Stories from his year teaching in China.

Overview:  Set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s, A Lesson Before Dying is an "enormously moving" ("Los Angeles Times") novel of one man condemned to die for a crime he did not commit and a young man who visits him in his cell. In the end, the two men forge a bond as they both come to understand the simple heroism of resisting--and defying--the expected. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction.

Novel of one man condemned to die for a crime he did not commit and a young man who visits him in his cell. In the end, the two men forge a bond as they both come to understand the simple heroism of resisting--and defying--the expected.

Sojourner's Dream, A Novel written by Angeline Bandon-Bibum

Sojourner's Dream, A Novel written by Angeline Bandon-Bibum

Octavia Bulter's speculative fiction novel "Kindred" made me a permanent favor of her work.  I'd recommend this book to anyone.

Octavia Bulter's speculative fiction novel "Kindred" made me a permanent favor of her work. I'd recommend this book to anyone.

The Courage to Hope: How I Stood Up to the Politics of Fear by Shirley Sherrod,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1451651015/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_kZrRsb1H5BKS1NX2

"The Courage to Hope” by Shirley Sherrod with Catherine Whitney

loved this book!

The Thicket - Mulholland Books

#BlackLove: From the Florist to the Forest: Think Deep Before You Leap by Charlie Marcol ~ Black Pearls Blog Tours

From the Florist to the Forest: Think Deep Before You Leap by Charlie Marcol

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