10 Bestselling Nonfiction Books for March/April - 2019

AALBC’s Bestselling Book SealOur bestsellers list has been published continuously since 1998 and is the most visible list focused on Black Books in existence. You will learn about books selling well, in the Black community, that may never show up on lists published by larger corporate entities. Spread the word about our list, don’t let others determine which books are important.

Fiction: The Crossroads anthology is the top-selling book across all genres this period and features the writing of 21 bestselling and award-winning authors (only available as a Kindle eBook).

Nonfiction: Nonfiction was the best selling genre this period. Authors like Lerone Bennett, Anthony Browder, and Carter G. Woodson are joined by other writers who uplift and inform readers about our great contributions to civilization.

Children’s Books: I Am Loved, by Nikki Giovanni, which made our “Top 130+ African-American Children’s Books” list, leads all Children’s sales.

Poetry: Poetry from Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie and Nichole L. Shields tops our poetry book sales.

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Book cover of Self-Value: The Story of Me by Brandon Williams


by Brandon Williams

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Book cover of The United-Independent Compensatory Code/System/Concept: A Compensatory Counter-Racist Code by Neely Fuller, Jr.

The United-Independent Compensatory Code/System/Concept

by Neely Fuller, et al.

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Book cover of Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston and Deborah G. Plant


by Zora Neale Hurston and Deborah G. Plant

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Book cover of Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America; Sixth Revised Edition by Lerone Bennett

Before the Mayflower

by Lerone Bennett

(Unavailable for Sale)


Book cover of Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey by Jordan Sommers


by Jordan Sommers

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