★ Dedicated to Books by or About People of African Descent
AALBC is the largest and most popular website dedicated to Black Literature from around the world. We celebrate Black culture, through books, for readers of all backgrounds to enjoy. AALBC.com is:
We maintain a curated and growing collection of over 11,000 books covering a century of Black literature. You’ll find reviews, bestsellers, awards, excerpts, publisher information, a variety of purchase options, and more. Visit our Books Section.
We have profiles of over 3,400 authors, which includes biographies, published books, interviews, videos, and more. You’ll find writers in every genre from the United States, Africa, and the entire the African Diaspora. Visit our Authors Section.
We’ve reviewed almost 1,000 books and hundreds of films. Visit our Reviews Section.
You’ll discover over 150 important book fairs and conferences coming up during the next 12 months, as well as videos, articles, and photos of events we’ve covered since 1998. Visit our Events Section.
We share a wealth of information for both professional and aspiring writers. We provide manuscript editing, book printing, and a variety of other tools and articles to help writers produce their best possible book. We also provide lists of bookstores, book clubs, book websites and a variety of advertising opportunities to help authors and publishers connect with the readers who will enjoy their books the most. Visit our Resources Section.
We hold interesting conversions in the following areas; Black literature; culture, race and the economy; blogger and website strategies; poetry; and we even provide a place to share your press releases. Let your voice be heard and Join the Conversation.
The Coffee Will Make You Black is AALBC’s online book club. Check out our reading list and participate in discussions that take place over the course of a month. There is no commitment or pressure; just enjoy. September we read and discuss Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston
We’ve published hundred of articles related books, authors, publishing, and web based technologies.