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November 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris The Other Black Girl
by Zakiya Dalila Harris

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List Price: $27.00
Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781982160135
Imprint: Atria Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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October 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris The Sweetness of Water
by Nathan Harris

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List Price: $28.00
Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780316362481
Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Parent Company: Hachette Livre
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September 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams While Justice Sleeps
by Stacey Abrams

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List Price: $28.95
Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780385546577
Imprint: Doubleday Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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August 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Man Who Lived Underground by Richard Wright The Man Who Lived Underground
by Richard Wright

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List Price: $22.95
Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781598536768
Imprint: Library of America
Publisher: Library of America
Parent Company: Library of America
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July 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Just As I Am by Cicely Tyson Just As I Am
by Cicely Tyson

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List Price: $28.99
Format: Hardcover
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780062931061
Imprint: Amistad
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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June 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas Concrete Rose
by Angie Thomas

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List Price: $19.99
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Classification: Fiction
Target Age Group: Young Adult
ISBN13: 9780062846716
Imprint: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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May 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett The Vanishing Half
by Brit Bennett

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List Price: $27.00
Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780525536291
Imprint: Riverhead Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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April 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi Transcendent Kingdom
by Yaa Gyasi

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List Price: $27.95
Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780525658184
Imprint: Knopf Publishing Group
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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March 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as She Would Be King: A Novel by Wayétu Moore She Would Be King: A Novel
by Wayétu Moore

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781555978174
Imprint: Graywolf Press
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Parent Company: Graywolf Press
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February 2021 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as A Promised Land by Barack Obama A Promised Land
by Barack Obama

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List Price: $45.00
Format: Hardcover, 768 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781524763169
Imprint: Crown Publishing Group
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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November 1, 2020 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
by Isabel Wilkerson

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List Price: $32.00
Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780593230251
Imprint: Random House
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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October 16, 2020 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré The Girl with the Louding Voice
by Abi Daré

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781524746025
Imprint: Dutton
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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September 18, 2020 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Deacon King Kong by James McBride Deacon King Kong
by James McBride

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List Price: $28.00
Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780735216723
Imprint: Riverhead Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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August 21, 2020 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom The Yellow House: A Memoir
by Sarah M. Broom

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780802125088
Imprint: Grove Press
Publisher: Grove Atlantic, Inc.
Parent Company: Grove Atlantic, Inc.
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July 17, 2020 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke Heaven, My Home
by Attica Locke

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List Price: $27.00
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780316363402
Imprint: Mulholland Books
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Parent Company: Hachette Livre
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List Price: $27.95
Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
ISBN13: 9780807033555
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Parent Company: Unitarian Universalist Association
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May 2020 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates The Water Dancer
by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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List Price: $28.00
Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780399590597
Imprint: One World
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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List Price: $25.99
Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780062915795
Imprint: Amistad
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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February 2020 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as In the Country of Women: A Memoir by Susan Straight In the Country of Women: A Memoir
by Susan Straight

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781948226226
Imprint: Catapult
Publisher: Catapult
Parent Company: Catapult
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November 2019 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir
by Kwame Onwuachi

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781524732622
Imprint: Knopf Publishing Group
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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October 2019 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Gone Dead by Chanelle Benz The Gone Dead
by Chanelle Benz

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List Price: $26.99
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780062490698
Imprint: Ecco
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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List Price: $30.00
Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781250121974
Imprint: Henry Holt & Company
Publisher: Macmillan
Parent Company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
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August 2019 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as On The Come Up by Angie Thomas On The Come Up
by Angie Thomas

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List Price: $18.99
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Classification: Fiction
Target Age Group: Young Adult
ISBN13: 9780062498564
Imprint: Balzer + Bray
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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List Price: $28.00
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780316558730
Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Parent Company: Hachette Livre
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List Price: $22.95
Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780385544238
Imprint: Doubleday
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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April 2019 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen by Sarah Bird Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
by Sarah Bird

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List Price: $27.99
Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781250193162
Imprint: St. Martin’s Press
Publisher: Macmillan
Parent Company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
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March 2019 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Becoming by Michelle Obama Becoming
by Michelle Obama

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List Price: $32.50
Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781524763138
Imprint: Crown
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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February 2019 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin If Beale Street Could Talk
by James Baldwin

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List Price: $14.95
Format: Paperback, 197 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780307275936
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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November 2018 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir by Jenifer Lewis The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir
by Jenifer Lewis

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List Price: $15.99
Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780062410412
Imprint: Amistad
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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October 2018 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Halsey Street by Naima Coster Halsey Street
by Naima Coster

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List Price: $24.95
Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781503941175
Imprint: Little A
Publisher: Amazon Publishing
Parent Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
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List Price: $10.99
Format: Paperback, 288 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
Target Age Group: Young Adult
ISBN13: 9780593177044
Imprint: Ember
Publisher: Ember
Parent Company: Ember
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Read a Description of Just Mercy: A True Story of the Fight for Justice


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List Price: $4.50
Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780486454481
Imprint: Dover Publications
Publisher: Dover Publications
Parent Company: Dover Publications
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July 2018 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Down the River unto the Sea by Walter Mosley Down the River unto the Sea
by Walter Mosley

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List Price: $27.00
Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780316509640
Imprint: Mulholland Books
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Parent Company: Hachette Livre
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June 2018 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Sing, Unburied, Sing  by Jesmyn Ward Sing, Unburied, Sing
by Jesmyn Ward

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781501126062
Imprint: Scribner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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May 2018 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke Bluebird, Bluebird
by Attica Locke

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780316363297
Imprint: Mulholland Books
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Parent Company: Hachette Livre
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April 2018 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as An American Marriage: A Novel by Tayari Jones An American Marriage: A Novel
by Tayari Jones

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List Price: $26.95
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781616208776
Imprint: Algonquin Books
Publisher: Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Parent Company: Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
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List Price: $27.00
Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780316332767
Imprint: Grand Central Publishing
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Parent Company: Hachette Livre
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Read a Description of Death Of A King: The Real Story Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year


February 2018 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas The Hate U Give
by Angie Thomas

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List Price: $18.99
Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Classification: Fiction
Target Age Group: Young Adult
ISBN13: 9780062498533
Imprint: Balzer + Bray
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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November 2017 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons by Kevin Hart I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons
by Kevin Hart

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List Price: $26.99
Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781501155567
Imprint: Atria / 37 Ink
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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List Price: $28.00
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781250107947
Imprint: Henry Holt & Company
Publisher: Macmillan
Parent Company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
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September 2017 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Wide Circumference of Love: A Novel by Marita Golden The Wide Circumference of Love: A Novel
by Marita Golden

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List Price: $24.99
Format: Hardcover, 300 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781628727357
Imprint: Arcade
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Parent Company: Skyhorse Publishing
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August 2017 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Swing Time by Zadie Smith Swing Time
by Zadie Smith

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List Price: $27.00
Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781594203985
Imprint: Penguin Press
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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July 2017 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Book of Harlan by Bernice L. McFadden The Book of Harlan
by Bernice L. McFadden

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List Price: $32.95
Format: Paperback, 400 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781617754456
Imprint: Akashic Books
Publisher: Akashic Books
Parent Company: Akashic Books
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List Price: $28.00
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780399588174
Imprint: Spiegel & Grau
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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Read a Description of Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood


May 2017 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Another Brooklyn: A Novel by Jacqueline Woodson Another Brooklyn: A Novel
by Jacqueline Woodson

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List Price: $22.99
Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780062359988
Imprint: Amistad
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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April 2017 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Mothers: A Novel by Brit Bennett The Mothers: A Novel
by Brit Bennett

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List Price: $16.00
Format: Paperback, 304 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780399184529
Imprint: Riverhead Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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List Price: $30.00
Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780679446521
Imprint: Alfred A. Knopf
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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February 2017 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly Hidden Figures
by Margot Lee Shetterly

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List Price: $27.99
Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780062363596
Imprint: William Morrow
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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November 2016 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Homegoing: A Novel by Yaa Gyasi Homegoing: A Novel
by Yaa Gyasi

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List Price: $30.00
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781101947135
Imprint: Random House
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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October 2016 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as I Almost Forgot about You by Terry McMillan I Almost Forgot about You
by Terry McMillan

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List Price: $16.00
Format: Paperback, 384 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781101902592
Imprint: Crown Publishing Group
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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September 2016 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as The Truth About Awiti by CP Patrick The Truth About Awiti
by CP Patrick

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List Price: $14.99
Format: Paperback, 316 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780692287736
Imprint: Field Order Press
Publisher: Field Order Press
Parent Company: Field Order Press
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August 2016 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as A Moment of Silence: Midnight III by Sister Souljah A Moment of Silence: Midnight III
by Sister Souljah

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List Price: $27.99
Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781476765983
Imprint: Atria Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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List Price: $18.00
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781250105042
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Macmillan
Parent Company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
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June 2016 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Black Deutschland: A Novel by Darryl Pinckney Black Deutschland: A Novel
by Darryl Pinckney

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780374113810
Imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publisher: Macmillan
Parent Company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
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List Price: $16.99
Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781476777122
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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April 2016 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Loving Day: A Novel by Mat Johnson Loving Day: A Novel
by Mat Johnson

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780812993455
Imprint: Spiegel & Grau
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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March 2016 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Between The World And Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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List Price: $26.00
Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780812993547
Imprint: Spiegel & Grau
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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February 2016 — Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Grant Park by Leonard Pitts Jr. Grant Park
by Leonard Pitts Jr.

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List Price: $24.95
Format: Hardcover
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781932841916
Imprint: Agate Bolden
Publisher: Agate Publishing, Inc
Parent Company: Agate Publishing, Inc
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