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This is a list of books used during a past Book Talk at one of the libraries

Popular African American Fiction
Gere Branch (Oct 18 2004), and Bethany Branch (Oct 29 2004)
Julie B.


A selection of popular contemporary fiction written by African American authors.

Parable of the SowerParable of the Sower - Octavia Butler [Science Fiction]

I Wish I Had a Red Dress - Pearl Cleage [Fiction]

Breath, Eyes, Memory - Edwidge Danticat [Fiction]

The Last DefenseThe Last Defense - Christopher Darden [Mystery]

The Living Blood - Tananarive Due [Fiction/Horror]

The Good House - Tananarive Due [Fiction/Horror]

A Gathering of Old MenA Gathering of Old Men - Ernest J. Gaines [Fiction]

Going North - Janice Harrington [juvenile picture book]

The Known World - Edward P. Jones [Fiction]

Fear ItselfFear Itself - Walter Mosley [Mystery]

Devil in a Blue Dress - Walter Mosley [Mystery]

The Women of Brewster Place - Gloria Naylor [Fiction]

SigmataStigmata - Phyllis Alesia Perry [Fiction]

A Taste of Reality - Kimberla Lawson Roby

Ain't Gonna be the Same Fool Twice - April Sinclair [Fiction]

LeslieLeslie - Omar Tyree [Fiction]