All 61 Bestselling Books for January/February - 2021

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20 Bestselling Fiction

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

20 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

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

20 Bestselling Children’s Books

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

1 Bestselling Poetry Books

  1. African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song by Kevin Young