All 61 Bestselling Books for July/August - 2020

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20 Bestselling Fiction

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

20 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

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

20 Bestselling Children’s Books

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

1 Bestselling Poetry Books

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