All 61 Bestselling Books for January/February - 2021

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

20 Bestselling Fiction

  1. Limitation of Life by d. E. Rogers
  2. Wimbey’s Corner by David Covin
  3. His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie
  4. Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick by Zora Neale Hurston and M. Genevieve West (editor)
  5. Life After Death by Sister Souljah
  6. The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard
  7. Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  8. The Man Across Eight Mile by D’Andre Walker
  9. Voices of the Harlem Renaissance: Originally Published as The New Negro an Interpretation by Alain Locke and Introduction by Troy Johnson
  10. When No One Is Watching: A Thriller by Alyssa Cole
  11. The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr.
  12. Confessions in B-Flat by Donna Hill
  13. Infinitum: An Afrofuturist Tale by Tim Fielder
  14. Raisins in Milk by David Covin
  15. The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw
  16. Blood Grove by Walter Mosley
  17. Awaken by Timothy George
  18. A Glimmer of Death by Valerie Wilson Wesley
  19. Crossing Color Lines by d. E. Rogers
  20. The Missing American by Kwei Quartey

20 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

  1. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  2. Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
  3. The ISIS Papers: The Keys to the Colors by Frances Cress Welsing
  4. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  5. Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit by Mary-Frances Winters
  6. Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo
  7. Race First: The Ideological and Organizational Struggles of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association by Tony Martin
  8. Just As I Am by Cicely Tyson
  9. No More Lies: The Myth and Reality of American History by Dick Gregory
  10. How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  11. The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley by Malcolm X, Alex Haley and Attallah Shabazz
  12. Black Wall Street: From Riot to Renaissance in Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District by Hannibal B. Johnson
  13. The Brother You Choose: Paul Coates and Eddie Conway Talk about Life, Politics, and the Revolution by Susie Day, W. Paul Coates and Eddie Conway
  14. A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story by Elaine Brown
  15. At Home with Muhammad Ali: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Forgiveness by Hana Ali
  16. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
  17. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  18. The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James H. Cone
  19. The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto by Charles M. Blow
  20. Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America (signed) by Michael Eric Dyson

19 Bestselling Children’s Books

  1. Whose Knees Are These? by Jabari Asim
  2. Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea by Meena Harris
  3. Different and the Same by Adijah & Atiya Brabham
  4. P.S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia
  5. Baby Young, Gifted, and Black: With a Mirror! by Jamia Wilson
  6. She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm by Katheryn Russell-Brown
  7. The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country by Amanda Gorman
  8. Jump at the Sun by Alicia D. Williams
  9. Your Name Is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
  10. Bedtime for Sweet Creatures by Nikki Grimes
  11. Baby Says by John Steptoe
  12. I Promise by Lebron James
  13. Sugar Hill: Harlem’s Historic Neighborhood by Carole Boston Weatherford
  14. Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford
  15. I Believe I Can by Grace Byers
  16. Cool Cuts by Mechal Renee Roe
  17. Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem by Amanda Gorman
  18. I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes
  19. I Am Loved by Nikki Giovanni

2 Bestselling Poetry Books

  1. African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song by Kevin Young
  2. Call Us What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman