In this article, we are going to read about the top 7 books written by black authors.
Alice Walker’s The Color Purple sketches the lives of African-American women in early 20th century rural Georgia.
Are you free from slavery if you managed to escape? Sethe was born a slave. She managed to escape to Ohio.
This autobiographical writing of Maya Angelou describes her early days and her childhood.
Chinua Achebe through this book managed to break the bubble that Africans had no culture before they were colonized.
16-year-old Starr Carter is between two different worlds. On one hand, she lives in a poor neighborhood, and on the other hand she attends a fancy suburban school.
Kindred is the first sci-fi book written by a black woman. This book is a blend of fantasy, historical fiction, and slave memoir and is rich with literary complexity.
Go Tell It on the Mountain is James Baldwin’s semi-autobiographical novel. The story sketches the struggle of a Black family for their survival in Harlem.