African American Literature Book Club

As we approach February and Black History Month, we’re highlighting the African American Literature Book Club.

Founder and webmaster Troy Johnson compiles Books, Authors, Events, Resources, Discussion, Blog, Book Club, and Articles to help you fill in the gaps in your knowledge about all things African American.  In the most recent email, you’ll find articles about Lynch Law in America by Ida B. Wells, 86 African-American History Books, and African American Literature Begins with the Slave Narrative.

Prefer in-person book clubs?  Join the Princeton Public Library’s Black Voices, which meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:15 pm in the second floor Princeton Room.  Ably led by Denyse Leslie, the upcoming reads are

February 14th – Fiction An American Marriage, Tayari Jones, Published in 2018, 308 pages.

March 14th –The Defender – Non Fiction

April 11th – Stay With Me – Fiction

May 9th – Becoming Michelle – Non-Fiction

June 13th – Giovanni’s Room – Fiction

July 11th – Stamped From the Beginning – Non-Fiction

August 8th- Real American – Fiction

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