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Best Books About RaceRita Christian's Top 12 Books About Race

James Weldon Johnson

The Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man (1912)

Edgar Mittelholzer

Corentyne Thunder (1941) and A Swarthy Boy (1963)

Richard Wright

Native Son (1940)

Joseph Zobel

Black Shack Alley (1950)

Samuel Selvon

The Lonely Londoners (1956)

Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye (1970)

Zee Edgell

Beka Lamb (1982)

Edwidge Danticat

Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994) and The Farming of Bones (1997)

Dionne Brand

In Another Place, Not Here (1996)

Oonya Kempadoo

Buxton Spice (1998)

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Literature Reference: American Literature, English Literature, Classics & Modern FictionAuthors on FictionBlack and white: Rita Christian