Topic Guide
JoCoLibrary - Race Reads - Contemporary Fiction
Created by RaceProjectKC | 46 items
Race Project KC's recommendations for books exploring race issues in the United States.
Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Americanah Americanah
A Novel
Book - 2013
Alfred A. Knopf
FICTION Adichie Chimaman
That Kind of Mother That Kind of Mother
A Novel
Book - 2018
Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION Alam Rumaan 05/2018
Black Buck Black Buck Book - 2021
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
FICTION Askaripo Mateo 01/2021
The Sellout The Sellout Book - 2015
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
FICTION Beatty Paul 02/2015
The Gone Dead The Gone Dead
A Novel
Book - 2019
FICTION Benz Chanelle 06/2019
A Lucky Man A Lucky Man
Book - 2018
Graywolf Press
FICTION Brinkley Jamel 10/2018
What's Mine and Yours What's Mine and Yours
A Novel
Book - 2021
Grand Central Publishing
FICTION Coster Naima 02/2021
BTTM FDRS BTTM FDRS Graphic Novel - 2019
Fantagraphics Books
GRAPHIC Daniels Ezra 06/2019
The Office of Historical Corrections The Office of Historical Corrections
A Novella and Stories
Book - 2020
Riverhead Books
FICTION Evans Danielle 10/2020
Hot Comb Hot Comb Graphic Novel - 2019
Drawn & Quarterly
GRAPHIC Flowers Ebony 06/2019
A Particular Kind of Black Man A Particular Kind of Black Man Book - 2019
Simon & Schuster
FICTION Folarin Tope 07/2019
The Record Keeper The Record Keeper Book - 2019
Titan Books
FICTION Gomillio Agnes 06/2019
Of One Blood Of One Blood
Or, The Hidden Self
Book - 2021
Poisoned Pen Press
FICTION Hopkins Pauline 01/2021
A River of Stars A River of Stars
A Novel
Book - 2018
Ballantine Books
FICTION Hua Vanessa 08/2018
The Kindest Lie The Kindest Lie
A Novel
Book - 2021
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION Johnson Nancy 01/2021
Welcome to Braggsville Welcome to Braggsville
A Novel
Book - 2015
William Morrow
FICTION Johnson T. 02/2015
An American Marriage An American Marriage Book - 2018
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
FICTION Jones Tayari 01/2018
The Other Americans The Other Americans Book - 2019
Pantheon Books
FICTION Lalami Laila 03/2019
Victor LaValle's Destroyer Victor LaValle's Destroyer Graphic Novel - 2017
BOOM Studios
GRAPHIC LaValle Victor
Bluebird, Bluebird Bluebird, Bluebird
A Novel
Book - 2017
Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company
MYSTERY Locke Attica 08/2017
Lost Children Archive Lost Children Archive
A Novel
Book - 2019
Alfred A. Knopf
FICTION Luiselli Valeria 02/2019
Fortunate Son Fortunate Son Book - 2006
Little, Brown and Co.
FICTION Mosley Walter2006
Inside A Silver Box Inside A Silver Box Book - 2015
SCIFI Mosley Walter 01/2015
Stand your Ground Stand your Ground Book - 2015
FICTION Murray Victoria 06/2015
The Sacrifice The Sacrifice Book - 2015
Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION Oates Joyce 01/2015
Riot Baby Riot Baby Book - 2020
Tom Doherty Associates
SCIFI Onyebuch Tochi 01/2020
Members Only Members Only Book - 2020
Mariner Books
FICTION Pandya Sameer 07/2020
Grant Park Grant Park Book - 2015
FICTION Pitts Leonard 10/2015
Such A Fun Age Such A Fun Age
A Novel
Book - 2019
G.P. Putnam's Sons
FICTION Reid Kiley 12/2019
Oreo Oreo Book - 2015
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Your Face in Mine Your Face in Mine Book - 2014
Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA)
FICTION Row Jess 08/2014
Gone Too Long Gone Too Long
A Novel
Book - 2019
FICTION Roy Lori 06/2019
We Cast A Shadow We Cast A Shadow
A Novel
Book - 2019
One World
FICTION Ruffin Maurice 01/2019
The World Doesn't Require You The World Doesn't Require You
Book - 2019
Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company
FICTION Scott Rion 08/2019
The Revisioners The Revisioners
A Novel
Book - 2019
FICTION Sexton Margaret 10/2019
An Unkindness of Ghosts An Unkindness of Ghosts Book - 2017
Akashic Books
SCIFI Solomon Rivers 10/2017
Real Life Real Life Book - 2020
Riverhead Books
FICTION Taylor Brandon 02/2020
Black Card Black Card
A Novel
Book - 2019
FICTION Terry Chris 08/2019
Heads of the Colored People Heads of the Colored People
Book - 2018
Atria 37 INK
FICTION Thompson Nafissa 03/2018
Three-fifths Three-fifths Book - 2019
Agora Books an imprint of Polis Books
FICTION Vercher John 09/2019
Sing, Unburied, Sing Sing, Unburied, Sing
A Novel
Book - 2017
FICTION Ward Jesmyn 08/2017
We Are Taking Only What We Need We Are Taking Only What We Need
Book - 2018
Ecco Press
FICTION Watts Stephani
Winter Counts Winter Counts
A Novel
Book - 2020
MYSTERY Weiden David 08/2020
How Fire Runs How Fire Runs
A Novel
Book - 2020
Swallow Press, Ohio University Press
FICTION White Charles 10/2020
Red at the Bone Red at the Bone Book - 2019
Riverhead Books
FICTION Woodson Jacqueli 09/2019
Copperhead Copperhead Book - 2019
FICTION Zentner Alexi 06/2019
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