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The Coffee Will Make You Black Book Club’s Reading List (1998–2006, and 2010)

AALBC.com’s online book club, “The Coffee Will Make You Black” ran from 1998 until 2006. The book club was moderated by Thumper. The club was briefly resurrected in 2010, when both Fiction and Nonfiction titles were selected. Unfortunately, the club was discontinued the same year. Email us if you are interested in moderating our online discussion group Enjoy our reading list below.

Click for more detail about Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain January 2010 – Fiction
Pudd’nhead Wilson

by Mark Twain


Penguin Random House  (Dec 04, 2007)

Click for more detail about Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution (Gender and American Culture) by Lois Brown January 2010 – Nonfiction
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution (Gender and American Culture)

by Lois Brown


The University of North Carolina Press (Jun 30, 2008)

Click for more detail about Black Noir: Mystery, Crime, and Suspense Fiction by African-American Writers by Otto Penzler February 2010 – Fiction
Black Noir: Mystery, Crime, and Suspense Fiction by African-American Writers

by Otto Penzler


Pegasus Books (Mar 03, 2009)

Click for more detail about Black Music by Amiri Baraka February 2010 – Nonfiction
Black Music

by Amiri Baraka


Akashic Books (Jan 01, 2010)

Click for more detail about Three Days Before The Shooting… by Ralph Ellison March 2010 – Fiction
Three Days Before The Shooting…

by Ralph Ellison


Penguin Random House (Jan 26, 2010)
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Click for more detail about Ralph Ellison: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad March 2010 – Nonfiction
Ralph Ellison: A Biography

by Arnold Rampersad


Penguin Random House (Apr 24, 2007)
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Click for more detail about The Complete Stories of Paul Laurence Dunbar by Paul Laurence Dunbar April 2010 – Fiction
The Complete Stories of Paul Laurence Dunbar

by Paul Laurence Dunbar


Ohio University Press (Feb 09, 2006)

Click for more detail about Voices in the Mirror: An Autobiography (Harlem Moon Classics) by Gordon Parks April 2010 – Nonfiction
Voices in the Mirror: An Autobiography (Harlem Moon Classics)

by Gordon Parks


Three Rivers Press (Sep 20, 2005)

Click for more detail about Glorious by Bernice L. McFadden May 2010 – Fiction
Glorious

by Bernice L. McFadden


Akashic Books (May 01, 2010)
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Click for more detail about Fortunate Son: A Novel by Walter Mosley June 2010 – Fiction
Fortunate Son: A Novel

by Walter Mosley


Hachette Book Group (Apr 10, 2006)

Click for more detail about Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America by Cynthia Carr June 2010 – Nonfiction
Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America

by Cynthia Carr


Penguin Random House (Mar 27, 2007)

Click for more detail about All the Stars Came Out That Night by Kevin King July 2010 – Fiction
All the Stars Came Out That Night

by Kevin King


Penguin Random House (Feb 27, 2007)

Click for more detail about Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War by Melvin Patrick Ely July 2010 – Nonfiction
Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War

by Melvin Patrick Ely


Penguin Random House (Aug 16, 2005)

Click for more detail about The Magic Keys by Albert Murray August 2010 – Fiction
The Magic Keys

by Albert Murray


Penguin Random House (Aug 08, 2006)

Click for more detail about Stomping The Blues (Da Capo Paperback) by Albert Murray August 2010 – Nonfiction
Stomping The Blues (Da Capo Paperback)

by Albert Murray


Perseus Books Group (Aug 01, 1989)

Click for more detail about The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings by James Baldwin and Randall Kenan September 2010 – Fiction
The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings

by James Baldwin and Randall Kenan


Penguin Random House (Aug 24, 2010)
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Click for more detail about Black Gold of the Sun: Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond by Ekow Eshun October 2010 – Fiction
Black Gold of the Sun: Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond

by Ekow Eshun


Penguin Random House (Jul 10, 2007)

Click for more detail about Trouble the Water by Melvin Dixon November 2010 – Fiction
Trouble the Water

by Melvin Dixon


University of Alabama Press (Jan 01, 1989)

Click for more detail about Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man by Vincent Carretta November 2010 – Nonfiction
Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man

by Vincent Carretta


Penguin Random House (Jan 30, 2007)

Click for more detail about The Executioner’s Game by Gary Hardwick December 2010 – Fiction
The Executioner’s Game

by Gary Hardwick


HarperCollins (Jan 04, 2005)





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