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

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 Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson
  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. Book of Letters by Mary J. Taylor
  14. The African Origin Of Civilization: Myth Or Reality by Cheikh Anta Diop
  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. Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

20 Bestselling Children’s Books

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

1 Bestselling Poetry Books

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