An Anthology of Black Lesbian Writing.
Edited by Catherine E. McKinley and L. Joyce
The heart of these selections is a concern for the
feelings of human connectedness and love for one's
self. Well-known and new authors are
John Edgar Wideman.
Spanning two centuries, the author connects a young
preacher in eighteenth-century Philadelphia and the
Xhosa tribe in Africa ritually killing their
OF THE NIGHT: The Best Short Stories by Black
Writers, 1967 to the Present.
Edited by Gloria Naylor.
A wonderfully diverse collection of contemporary
stories; biographical information about the authors
Chaos threatens in Detroit when a white man is
alleged to be the killer of several drug
A vivid re-creation of late 1940s black America,
featureingg a Chicago blues musician.
WITH A DEMON LOVER.
Kelvin Christopher James.
Vacationing on the Greek Island of Mineros with her
young lover, a teacher encounters romance and dark
Tracy Ellison comes of age in middle-class suburban
Philadelphia and faces the high-pressure atmosphere
of sex and drugs.
STELLA GOT HER GROOVE BACK.
Recently divorced Stella finds a new love on the
exotic island of Jamaica.
NOT A PRETTY SIGHT.
Gar Anthony Haywood.
In the fourth of this excellent series, private
investigator Aaron Gunner searches for the killer
of a woman he once loved.
UP AND SAY!: A Collection of Black
Edited by Linda Goss and Clay
Stories, poems, songs, recipes, and more celebrate
the Black experience in American, Africa, and the
In future America, will Attorney General Melvin
Hutchinson become the first black
An unlikely friendship between a TV newscaster and
a struggling single mother grows when he is ordered
to film a black neighborhood.
A woman focuses on her friend's mysterious death in
a story of obsession, discovery, and revenge in a
New York art community.
Christopher John Farley.
A young journalist is hired by the Washinton
Post and sent to cover the Gulf War with his
idol, columnist Sojourner Truth
RICHER, THE POORER: Stories, Sketches, and
The author breaks a fifty-year silence since the
publication of her first highly acclaimed
Sheltered from racism in college because of his
sports skills, Jamie Rae Griffin receives a rude
awakening as an adult.
SEASONS OF BEENTO BLACKBIRD.
A children's book author, with homes and loves in
the Caribbean, Ghana, and New York City, goes into
self-exile when life becomes too
The Life and Times of a One-Hit Wonder.
A tour of the black music scene of the 1980s
features an aspiring R&B songwriter.
Eric J. Kickey.
Valerie, Inda, and Chiquita learn about courage and
love as they cope with their men and celebrate
Illuminating Tales of the Urban Black
Edited by DorisJean Austin and Martin
Forty-nine stories about life in the city as
experienced by African Americans.
by Mary Lou Coveney, Dudley Branch, Boston Public