All 41 Bestselling Books for July/August - 2021

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8 Bestselling Fiction

  1. Evil Never Sleeps: Tales of Light and Darkness by Robert Fleming
  2. Magic City: A Novel by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  3. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
  4. The Minister Primarily by John Oliver Killens
  5. Dopefiend by Donald Goines
  6. It’s Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan
  7. Voices of the Harlem Renaissance: Originally Published as The New Negro an Interpretation by Alain Locke and Introduction by Troy Johnson
  8. Ramadan Ramsey by Louis Edwards

14 Bestselling Nonfiction Books

  1. The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson
  2. The Souls of Black Folk: Includes “The Talented Tenth” and ”The Souls of White Folk” by W.E.B. Du Bois
  3. The ISIS Papers: The Keys to the Colors by Frances Cress Welsing
  4. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
  5. The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor
  6. Nothing Personal by James Baldwin
  7. The Victory of Greenwood by Carlos Moreno
  8. Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit by Mary-Frances Winters
  9. Great Negroes: Past and Present: Volume Two by Jawanza Kunjufu, Erica Myles, and Nichelle Wilson
  10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  11. Social Action, Advocacy and Agents of Change by Ruby M. Gourdine and Annie W. Brown
  12. Black Power, Black Lawyer: My Audacious Quest for Justice by Nkechi Taifa
  13. Dispatches from the Race War by Tim Wise
  14. Rice: A Savor the South Cookbook by Michael W. Twitty

18 Bestselling Children’s Books

  1. Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford
  2. Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o
  3. Do Not Disturb! Meditating… by Adijah & Atiya Brabham
  4. I Can Be Anything! Don’t Tell Me I Can’t by Leo & Diane Dillon
  5. Little Lion Goes to School by Kellie Magnus
  6. Whose Knees Are These? by Jabari Asim
  7. Opal’s Greenwood Oasis by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Najah-Amatullah Hylton
  8. Baby Says by John Steptoe
  9. Cool Cuts by Mechal Renee Roe
  10. Jump at the Sun by Alicia D. Williams
  11. Carla and Monica’s Safari of a Lifetime by Monica R. Guillemin and Carla McMichael
  12. Your Name Is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
  13. Papa’s Free Day Party by Marilyn Nelson
  14. Baby Young, Gifted, and Black: With a Mirror! by Jamia Wilson
  15. Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes
  16. Life Doesn’t Frighten Me by Maya Angelou
  17. Something Beautiful by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
  18. Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny by Hill Harper

1 Bestselling Poetry Books

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