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New Releases by Black Authors

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The African Lookbook: A Visual History of 100 Years of African Women Cover Image
By Catherine E. McKinley, Jacqueline Woodson (Foreword by), Edwidge Danticat (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781620403532
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 19th, 2021

Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062975164
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 19th, 2021

The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984857705
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Published: Ten Speed Press - January 19th, 2021

Pet Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593175446
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

The Rib King: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062979063
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Published: Amistad - January 19th, 2021

Remote Control Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250772800
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Published: Tordotcom - January 19th, 2021

Your Corner Dark Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534460713
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 19th, 2021

Aftershocks: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982111229
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 2021

Angel of Greenwood Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250768476
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 12th, 2021

The Beautiful Struggle (Adapted for Young Adults) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984894021
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 12th, 2021

Bevelations: Lessons from a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250311788
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Published: Andy Cohen Books - January 12th, 2021

Chlorine Sky Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593176399
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 12th, 2021

Concrete Rose Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062846716
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 12th, 2021

Everywhere You Don't Belong Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781643750859
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2021

Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534419131
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 12th, 2021

The Meet-Cute Project Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534473522
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 12th, 2021

Sleep Well, My Lady (An Emma Djan Investigation #2) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641292078
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Published: Soho Crime - January 12th, 2021

Time for Kenny Cover Image
By Brian Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060735289
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Published: Greenwillow Books - January 12th, 2021

Watch Me: A Story of Immigration and Inspiration Cover Image
By Doyin Richards, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250266514
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 12th, 2021

You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538719367
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 12th, 2021

After the Rain Cover Image
By Nnedi Okorafor, David Brame (Illustrator), John Jennings (Adapted by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781419743559
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - Megascope - January 5th, 2021

The Awakening of Malcolm X: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374313296
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 5th, 2021

Baseball's Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250623720
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 5th, 2021

Black Buck Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780358380887
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - January 5th, 2021

C Is for Country Cover Image
By Lil Nas X, Theodore Taylor (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593300787
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

Happily Ever Afters Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062982834
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 5th, 2021

Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781681199443
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 5th, 2021

The Life I'm In Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338573176
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 5th, 2021

My Friend! Cover Image
By Taye Diggs, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250135353
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 5th, 2021

One of the Good Ones Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781335145802
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Published: Inkyard Press - January 5th, 2021

Roman and Jewel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781335070623
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Published: Inkyard Press - January 5th, 2021

Root Magic Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062899576
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 5th, 2021

The Shadow Cover Image
By Melanie Raabe, Imogen Taylor (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781487008635
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Published: Spiderline - January 5th, 2021

Stella's Stellar Hair Cover Image
By Yesenia Moises, Yesenia Moises (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250261779
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Published: Imprint - January 5th, 2021

VIP: Lewis Latimer: Engineering Wizard Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062978073
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

VIP: Lewis Latimer: Engineering Wizard Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062889669
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

When You Look Like Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062945891
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 5th, 2021

A Spy in the Struggle: A Riveting Must-Read Novel of Suspense Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496728593
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Published: Dafina - December 29th, 2020

Flying High: The Story of Gymnastics Champion Simone Biles (Who Did It First?) Cover Image
By Michelle Meadows, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250205667
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - December 29th, 2020

I Am Smart, I Am Blessed, I Can Do Anything! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593206607
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Published: Flamingo Books - December 29th, 2020

Light It Up Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250619860
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Published: Square Fish - December 29th, 2020

Relationship Goals Challenge: Thirty Days from Good to Great Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780593192627
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Published: WaterBrook - December 29th, 2020

What Is the Civil Rights Movement? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Sherri L. Smith, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524792305
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - December 29th, 2020

Curls Cover Image
By Ruth Forman, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534446311
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Published: Little Simon - December 22nd, 2020

Epoca: The River of Sand Cover Image
By Kobe Bryant (Created by), Ivy Claire
$16.99
ISBN: 9781949520187
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Published: Granity Studios - December 15th, 2020

I Came As a Shadow: An Autobiography Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250619358
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - December 15th, 2020

I Love Being Me! (Step into Reading) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781984895608
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 15th, 2020

Mighty Justice (Young Readers' Edition): The Untold Story of Civil Rights Trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250229007
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 15th, 2020

Revolutions of All Colors Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780815611264
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Published: Syracuse University Press - December 14th, 2020

A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology Cover Image
By Dhonielle Clayton (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984896209
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - December 8th, 2020

The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

Afro Puffs Are the Antennae of the Universe Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781732298019
Availability: Usually arrives at our store within 4-7 days
Published: Obsidian Sky Books - December 1st, 2020

Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us about Race, Resilience, Transformation, and Freedom Cover Image
By Pamela Ayo Yetunde (Editor), Cheryl A. Giles (Editor), Ruth King (Contributions by), Lama Rod Owens (Contributions by), Sebene Selassie (Contributions by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781611808650
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Published: Shambhala - December 8th, 2020

Dare to Bloom: Trusting God Through Painful Endings and New Beginnings Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781400218691
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Published: Thomas Nelson - December 8th, 2020

Girl Gurl Grrrl: On Womanhood and Belonging in the Age of Black Girl Magic Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062987648
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amistad - December 8th, 2020

Survival of the Thickest: Essays Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982122584
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Published: Gallery Books - December 8th, 2020

The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217018
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Published: Candlewick - December 1st, 2020

Black Futures Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780399181139
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Published: One World - December 1st, 2020

Butterfly 3 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250136404
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - December 1st, 2020

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781335910028
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Published: Inkyard Press - December 1st, 2020

Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982152154
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Published: Atria Books - December 1st, 2020

How to Catch a Queen: Runaway Royals Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062933966
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Published: Avon - December 1st, 2020

King of the Rising (Islands of Blood and Storm #2) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316454940
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Published: Orbit - December 1st, 2020

Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250276759
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Published: St. Martin's Press - December 1st, 2020

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781580059510
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Published: Seal Press - December 1st, 2020

Noughts & Crosses Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534497429
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 1st, 2020

A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

Light for the World to See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358539414
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 17th, 2020

Rebel Sisters Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984835062
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Published: Razorbill - November 17th, 2020

The Water Dancer: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590610
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Published: One World - November 17th, 2020

How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316491372
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Published: Orbit - August 13th, 2019

Inheritance Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948579131
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Published: Alice James Books - November 10th, 2020

Butter Honey Pig Bread Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781551528236
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - November 3rd, 2020

Memorial: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593087275
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 27th, 2020

Whatever It Takes Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781905662630
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Published: Genesis Publications - October 27th, 2020

A Handful of Earth, a Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia Butler Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781626400634
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Published: Angel City Press - October 20th, 2020

African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song (LOA #333): A Library of America Anthology Cover Image
By Kevin Young (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781598536669
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Published: Library of America - October 20th, 2020

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The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

Ties That Tether Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593101940
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Published: Berkley - September 29th, 2020

The Last Mirror on the Left (A Legendary Alston Boys Adventure) Cover Image
By Lamar Giles, Dapo Adeola (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358129417
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Published: Versify - October 20th, 2020

When Life Gives You Mangos Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593173978
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020

Ring Shout Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250767028
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Published: Tordotcom - October 13th, 2020

Royal Holiday Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593099049
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Published: Berkley - October 13th, 2020

Class Act Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062885500
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

Burning Sugar Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781551528250
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - September 29th, 2020

Dear Justyce Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984829665
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

And Now She's Gone: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250753175
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Published: Forge Books - September 22nd, 2020

Maya and the Rising Dark Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328635181
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

Grown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062840356
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 15th, 2020

Legendborn Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

When No One Is Watching: A Thriller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062982650
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644450215
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

The Summer of Everything Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781945053917
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Published: Interlude Press - September 8th, 2020

Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

His Only Wife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781616209155
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 1st, 2020

Punching the Air Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062996480
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 1st, 2020

Ikenga Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593113523
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

Raybearer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419739828
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Published: Amulet Books - August 18th, 2020

Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541608
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 4th, 2020

Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374194321
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

The Space Between Worlds Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593135051
Availability: Backordered
Published: Del Rey - August 4th, 2020

Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062873040
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Published: Harper - August 4th, 2020