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Leisure Reading: Fiction: African American Fiction

Selected Titles

Selected Authors

Try these authors for fiction by and about African Americans.

Baldwin, James                PS 3552 .A45
Ellison, Ralph                    PS 3555 .L625
Forrest, Leon                     PS 3556 .O738
Gaines, Ernest J.              PS 3557 .A355
Grooms, Anthony              PS 3557 .R562
Himes, Chester B.            PS 3515 .I713
Hunter, Kristin                    PS 3558 .U483
Johnson, Charles             PS 3560 .O3735
Jones, Gayl                        PS 3560 .O483
Jordan, June                      PS 3560 .O73
Kenan, Randall                 PS 3561 .E4228
Morrison, Toni                    PS 3563 .O8749
Naylor, Gloria                      PS 3564 .A895
Petry, Ann                             PS 3531 .E933
Reed, Ishmael                    PS 3568 .E365
Rhodes, Jewell Parker     PS 3568 .H63
Shange, Ntozake               PS 3569 .H3324
Walker, Alice                       PS 3573 .A425
Walker, Margaret                PS 3545 .A517
Wideman, John                  PS 3573 .I26
Williams, Sherley Anne     PS 3573 .I45546
Yerby, Frank                         PS 3547 .E65

Finding African American Fiction in SOUTHcat

Try the following SOUTHcat search strategies for finding fiction by and about African Americans:


African American? fictions
Blacks fiction
racism fiction
race relations fiction

Subject Heading Browse

African Americans -- fiction
Race relations -- fiction
Passing (Identity) -- fiction
Slavery -- United States -- fiction
African American authors
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- fiction
Racism -- fiction
African American girls -- fiction
African American families -- fiction
African American men -- fiction
Civil Rights movements -- fiction
African American -- Crimes agianst -- Fiction