64 minutes | Feb 12, 2021

An Anti-Racist Fiction Reading List

Narrative fiction can be very powerful in instilling empathy and helping readers understand other people's lives. In this episode, we share a list of narrative fiction/memoirs that can serve to make the Black experience more accessible to any reader and bring about perspective and understanding.The Boys Club | Erica Katz | Amazon | BookshopThe Last Story of Mina Lee | Nancy Jooyun Kim | Amazon | BookshopA Very Punchable Face | Colin Jost | Amazon | BookshopWhite Ivy | Susie Yang | Amazon | BookshopThe Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang | Amazon | BookshopBig Girl, Small Town | Michelle Gallen | Amazon | BookshopFirefly Lane on Netflix | Kristian Hannah | Amazon | BookshopBridgerton on Netflix | Julia Quinn | Amazon | BookshopConversations With Friends | Sally Rooney | Amazon | BookshopPassing | Nella Larsen | Amazon | BookshopThe Twelve Tribes Of Hattie | Ayana Mathis | Amazon | BookshopThe Travelers | Regina Porter | Amazon | BookshopThe World According to Fannie Davis | Bridgett Davis | Amazon | BookshopSing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward | Amazon | BookshopA Life Apart | L.Y. Marlow | Amazon | BookshopThe Nickel Boys | Colson Whitehead | Amazon | BookshopWhen No One Is Watching | Alyssa Cole | Amazon | BookshopTranscendent Kingdom | Yaa Gyasi | Amazon | BookshopHomegoing | Yaa Gyasi | Amazon | BookshopNo One Is Coming To Save Us | Stephanie Powell Watts | Amazon | BookshopThe Great Gatsby | F. Scott Fitzgerald | Amazon | BookshopJump At The Sun | Kim McLarin | Amazon | BookshopThe Taste Of Salt | Martha Southgate | Amazon | BookshopKindred | Octavia Butler | Amazon | BookshopSilver Sparrow | Tayari Jones | Amazon | BookshopRed At The Bone | Jacqueline Woodson | Amazon | BookshopMemorial Drive | Natasha Tretheway | Amazon | BookshopThat Kind Of Mother | Rumaan Alam | Amazon | BookshopGreen | Sam Graham-Felsen | Amazon | BookshopReal American | Julie Lythcott-Haims | Amazon | BookshopBlack Is The Body | Emily Bernard | Amazon | Bookshop___Please help support the podcast and take a few minutes to leave a review and/or rating for the podcast on iTunes, a comment on Soundcloud or interact wherever you listen to podcasts and talk about books.Connect With UsWe’d love to hear from you at any and all places that you love to talk about books. You can find us at the spaces below.Nicole Bonia: Nicole’s Website | Instagram|GoodreadsGayle Weiswasser: Everyday I Write The Book Blog | Twitter | Facebook| Instagram | GoodreadsThe Readerly Report: Facebook |Instagram | Join Our Facebook GroupFeedback. We love it!If you have any questions or ideas for a podcast, email us! You can reach Nicole at nicole@nicolebonia.com, and you can reach Gayle at gweiswasser@gmail.com. As always, thanks for listening and happy reading!
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