All 61 Bestselling Books for July/August - 2020

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20 Bestselling Fiction

  1. Black States of America: Real Black Power by d. E. Rogers
  2. Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
  3. New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent by Margaret Busby
  4. The Stolen Daughter by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
  5. An American Marriage: A Novel by Tayari Jones
  6. Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin
  7. Whore (Triple Crown Publications Presents) by Tanika L. Lynch
  8. Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
  9. The Spook Who Sat by the Door by Sam Greenlee
  10. The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  11. Blacktop Wasteland by S. A. Cosby
  12. Small Silent Things by Robin Page
  13. Homegoing: A Novel by Yaa Gyasi
  14. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  15. Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  16. A Hustler’s Wife (Urban Books) by Nikki Turner
  17. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  18. It’s Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan
  19. Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
  20. Blessings: A Novel by Sheneska Jackson

20 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

  1. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo
  2. Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  3. Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla Saad
  4. Across That Bridge by John Lewis
  5. Diamond Doris by Doris Payne
  6. PowerNomics: The National Plan to Empower Black America by Claud Anderson
  7. Intimations: Six Essays by Zadie Smith
  8. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  9. The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson
  10. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  11. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  12. Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum
  13. Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson
  14. Book of Letters by Mary J. Taylor
  15. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
  16. The African Origin Of Civilization: Myth Or Reality by Cheikh Anta Diop
  17. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  18. His Truth Is Marching on: John Lewis and the Power of Hope by Jon Meacham
  19. Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization by Anthony Browder
  20. Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

20 Bestselling Children’s Books

  1. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
  2. Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream by Deloris Jordan and Roslyn M. Jordan
  3. Thunder Rose by Jerdine Nolen
  4. Book of Black Heroes from A to Z: An Introduction to Important Black Achievers for Young Readers by Wade Hudson
  5. Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton
  6. A Black Woman Did That by Malaika Adero
  7. March (Trilogy Slipcase Set) by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
  8. Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
  9. Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  10. Whose Knees Are These? by Jabari Asim
  11. The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander
  12. Layla’s Happiness by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
  13. You Can Do It! by Tony Dungy
  14. Black Mother Goose Book by Elizabeth Murphy Oliver
  15. Baby Says by John Steptoe
  16. The Great Migration: Journey To The North by Eloise Greenfield
  17. Different and the Same by Adijah & Atiya Brabham
  18. I Can Be Anything! Don’t Tell Me I Can’t by Leo & Diane Dillon
  19. Juneteenth for Mazie by Floyd Cooper
  20. Bright Eyes, Brown Skin by Cheryl Willis Hudson and Bernette Ford

1 Bestselling Poetry Books

  1. The Collected Poems Of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 by Lucille Clifton