All 25 Bestselling Books for Full Year - 1998

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Click Headings Below for a the List of Bestselling Books with Images. View a collage of these titles.

18 Bestselling Fiction

  1. Somebody Else’s Child
    by Terris McMahan Grimes (Onyx, 1996-03-01)
  2. The Man Who Cried I Am
    by John A. Williams (Thunder’s Mouth Press, 1985-04-01)
  3. The Wake of the Wind: A Novel
    by J. California Cooper (Anchor, 1999-12-28)
  4. A Do Right Man
    by Omar Tyree (Simon & Schuster, 1998-10-19)
  5. Black American Short Stories (American Century Series)
    by John Henrik Clarke (Hill and Wang, 1993-01-01)
  6. What A Woman’s Gotta Do
    by Evelyn Coleman (Simon & Schuster, 2020-01-04)
  7. Paradise
    by Toni Morrison (Vintage Books, 2014-03-11)
  8. Push: A Novel
    by Sapphire (Vintage Books, 1997-04-29)
  9. Billy
    by Albert French (Penguin Books, 1995-02-01)
  10. The View From Here
    by Brian Keith Jackson (Gallery Books, 1998-02-01)
  11. What Looks LIke Crazy On an Ordinary Day
    by Pearl Cleage (William Morrow Paperbacks, 2009-01-27)
  12. Silent Conspiracy
    by Lee E. Meadows (Proctor Publications, 1997-03-01)
  13. Cane
    by Jean Toomer (Liveright, 2011-06-13)
  14. Sister, Sister
    by Eric Jerome Dickey (Signet, 1997-12-01)
  15. My Soul to Keep
    by Tananarive Due (HarperCollins Publishers, 1998-04-28)
  16. How Stella Got Her Groove Back
    by Terry McMillan (NAL, 2004-01-06)
  17. Mama
    by Terry McMillan (NAL, 2005-12-06)
  18. Walking Through Mirrors
    by Brian Keith Jackson (Washington Square Press, 1999-08-01)

3 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

  1. One Day My Soul Just Opened Up: 40 Days And 40 Nights Toward Spiritual Strength And Personal Growth
    by Iyanla Vanzant (Touchstone, 1998-01-05)
  2. In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want
    by Iyanla Vanzant (Touchstone, 1999-09-14)
  3. Faith in the Valley: Lessons for Women on the Journey to Peace
    by Iyanla Vanzant (Touchstone, 1996-05-28)

1 Bestselling Children’s Books

  1. My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me
    by Maya Angelou (Crown Books for Young Readers, 2003-03-11)

3 Bestselling Poetry Books

  1. 360° A Revolution of Black Poets
    by Kalamu ya Salaam and Kwame Alexander (BlackWords, 1998-01-01)
  2. The Words Don’t Fit In My Mouth
    by jessica Care moore (Moore Black Press, 1997-07-01)
  3. The Seventh Octave : The Early Writings of Saul Stacy Williams
    by Saul Williams (Moore Black Press, 1998-02-01)

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