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

20 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

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

19 Bestselling Children’s Books

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

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