The African American Literature Book Club the #1 site for African American books, authors, and more.

★ The African American Literature Book Club, better known as, is the largest and most frequently visited website dedicated to books by or about people of African descent. We celebrate Black culture through books for readers of all backgrounds. is:

Information on African American African Books

We maintain a curated database of over 10,000 hand picked books covering over a century of Black literature. You’ll find book reviews, bestsellers lists, book awards, excerpts, publisher information, a variety of purchase options, and more. Visit our Books Section.

African American Authors and Black authors from the African Diaspora

We have profiles of over 3,300 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.

Book Review: Raisins in Milk by David Covin
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele
Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. Pat by Patricia Williams
Life AFTER the Down Low by Ingrid M. Ellis
Masjid Morning: A Novel by Richard Morris
Granddaddy by Cavis Adams
When Minorities Lead in America: A Black Theologian’s Political Journey by Herman J. Fountain Jr.
Once Upon a Lie by Michael R. French

We’ve reviewed almost 1,000 books and hundreds of films. Visit our Reviews Section. has written hundreds of articles related.

We’ve published hundred of articles related books, authors, publishing, and web based technologies.

Events Section showcasing Book Events, Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences taking place (2018 and 2019)

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.

Resources Section providing information for both professional and aspiring writers

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.

Discussions of African American books, authors as well as Black culutre

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.

#readingblack encouraging everyone to read quality books written by Black people

The mission of #readingblack is to encourage everyone to read quality books written by Black people and to purchase those books from independent booksellers. We strive to develop strategies that will make it easier for book buyers to support our mission. Join the #readingblack Movement.

Please pardon our appearance, as we are in the final stages of an 20 month overhaul which will be completed in May of 2018.