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Reading List: 2017’s Most Critically Acclaimed Books

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View a list of all the critically acclaimed titles on our list from 1971 to 2017.


  1. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  2. Version Control by Dexter Palmer
  3. High Cotton: A Novel by Darryl Pinckney
  4. The Wide Circumference of Love: A Novel by Marita Golden
  5. Sycorax’s Daughters by Kinitra D. Brooks, Linda Addison, and Susana Morris (Editors)


  1. Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia

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