AFRICAN AMERICAN FICTION: SUMMER 2016
Benson, Angela. The Summer of Me. New York: William Morrow, 2016.
Black, Daniel. Listen to the Lambs: A Novel. New York: St Martin’s Press, 2016.
Buckhanon, Kalisha. Solemn. New York: St Martin’s Press, 2016.
Campbell, Stacy. Mattie’s Call: A Novel. New York: Strebor Books, 2016.
Cooper, Desiree. Know the Mother: Stories. Detroit: Wayne State Univ. Press, 2016.
Cooper, Sharon C. Model Attraction. Toronto: Harlequin Kimani Romance, 2016.
Corthron, Kia. The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter: A Novel. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2016.
Diamond, De’nesha. Queen Divas. NY: Dafina Books, Kensington Pub. Corp, 2016.
Dickey, Eric Jerome. The Blackbirds. New York: Dutton, 2016.
Ervin, Keisha. Mina’s Joint: Triple Crown Collection. Wyandanch, NY: Urban Books, 2016.
Fielding, Joy. She’s Not There: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2016.
Greer, Sheree L. A Return to Arms. Valley Falls, NY: Bold Strokes Books, 2016.
Hall, Rachel H. Trail of Echoes. New York: Forge, 2016.
Hickman, Trice. Deadly Satisfaction. NY: Dafina Books, Kensington Pub. Corp, 2016.
Holman, John. Triangle Ray: Stories. Ann Arbor, MI: Dzanc Books, 2016.
Jackson, Brenda. Possessed by Passion. Toronto: Harlequin Kimani, 2016.
Jenkins, Beverly. Forbidden. New York: Avon Books, 2016.
Johnson, Sadeqa. Second House from the Corner. NY: Thomas Dunne Books, 2016.
Keyes, Christian. Dr. Feelgood. Wyandanch, NY: Urban Books, 2016.
LaValle, Victor D. The Ballad of Black Tom. NY: A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2016.
McFadden, Bernice L. The Book of Harlan. [Brooklyn, NY]: Akashic Books, 2016.
McKinney-Whetstone, Diane. Lazaretto: A Novel. New York: Harper, 2016.
McMillan, Terry. I Almost Forgot About You: A Novel. New York: Crown, 2016
Mason, J D. The Real Mrs. Price. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2016.
Mello, Deborah Fletcher. Tuscan Heat. Toronto: Harlequin Kimani, 2016.
Monroe, Mary. Every Woman’s Dream. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp, 2016.
Moore, Niyah. Thunderstorm: A Novel. New York: Strebor Books, 2016.
Mosley, Walter. Charcoal Joe: An Easy Rawlins Mystery. New York: Doubleday, 2016.
Nunez, Elizabeth. Even in Paradise. [Brooklyn, NY]: Akashic Books, 2016.
Pinckney, Darryl. Black Deutschland. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
Rashaan, Shakir. Deception: A Novel. Largo, MD: Strebor Books, 2016.
Roby, Kimberla Lawson. Best Friends Forever. New York: Grand Central Pub., 2016.
Rochon, Farrah. Passion’s Song. Toronto: Harlequin Kimani Romance, 2016.
Swinson, Kiki. The Score. Dafina Books. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp, 2016.
Thompson, Bonita. Vulnerable: A Novel. New York: Strebor Books, 2016.
Turner, Nikki. The Banks Sisters 2. Wyandanch, NY: Urban Books, 2016.
Warren, Tiffany L. The Pastor’s Husband. NY: Dafina Bks, Kensington Pub. Corp, 2016.
Weber, Carl, and Armstrong S. Covington. No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Family Business Novel. Wyandanch, NY: Urban Books, 2016.
Wilkinson, Crystal. The Birds of Opulence. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2016.
Williams, Synithia. A New York Kind of Love. Toronto: Harlequin Kimani, 2016.
Wright, Elle. Her Kind of Man. New York: Forever, 2016.
Zane. Zane’s Vengeance: A Novel. New York: Atria Books, 2016.
“My Kind of Town…”
2015-2016 Books on Chicago’s Black Experience
Aviles de Bradley, Ann M. From Charity to Equity: Race, Homelessness, and Urban Schools. New York: Teachers College Press, 2015.
Beckwith, Naomi, and Dieter Roelstraete. The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Butters, Gerald R. From Sweetback to Super Fly: Race and Film Audiences in Chicago’s Loop. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2015.
Chatelain, Marcia. South Side Girls: Growing up in the Great Migration. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015.
Crawford, Maulachi D. Black Muslims and the Law: Civil Liberties from Elijah Muhammad to Muhammad Ali. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2015.
Drake, St. Clair and Horace R. Cayton. Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City. With a New Forward by Mary Pattillo. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Ernie: Special Photographic Tribute. Chicago: Triumph Books LLC, 2015.
Finley, Mary L., Bernard LaFayette, James R. Ralph, and Pam Smith. The Chicago Freedom Movement: Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights Activism in the North. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015.
Gifford, Justin. Street Poison: The Biography of Iceberg Slim. New York: Doubleday, 2015.
Harper, Alan. Waiting for Buddy Guy: Chicago Blues at the Crossroads. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016.
Jefferson, Margo. Negroland: A Memoir. New York: Pantheon Books, 2015.
Kimble, Lionel Jr. A New Deal for Bronzeville: Housing, Employment, & Civil Rights in Black Chicago, 1935-1955. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2015.
Maly, Michael T, and Heather M. Dalmage. Vanishing Eden: White Construction of Memory, Meaning, and Identity in a Racially Changing City. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2016
Marovich, Robert M. A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.
Moore, Natalie Y. The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation. New York: St Martin’s Press, 2016.
Morris, James McGrath. Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press. New York: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.
Mulder, Mark T. Shades of White Flight: Evangelical Congregations and Urban Departure. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2015.
Mullen, Bill. Popular Fronts: Chicago and African-American Cultural Politics, 1935-46. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.
Neary, Timothy B. Crossing Parish Boundaries: Race, Sports, and Catholic Youth in Chicago, 1914-1954. Chicago: London, 2016.
Pinder, Kymberly N. Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016.
Schneiderhan, Erik. The Size of Others’ Burdens: Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the Politics of Helping Others. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015.
Shabazz, Rashad. Spatializing Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.
Slevin, Peter. Michelle Obama: A Life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Smith, Patricia, and Michael Abramson. Gotta Go Gotta Flow: Life, Love, and Lust on Chicago’s South Side from the Seventies. Chicago: CityFiles Press, 2015.
Taylor-Williams, Bonnie. With These Hands: A Country Girl Came to Town. [United States]: Bonnie Taylor-Williams, Inc., 2015.
Van Cleve, Nicole Gonzalez. Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court. Stanford, CA: Stanford Law Books, 2016.
Williams, Sonja D. Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.
Wright, Richard, and Earle V. Bryant. Byline, Richard Wright: Articles from the Daily Worker and New Masses. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2015.
[“My Kind of Town (Chicago Is),” 1964 song by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn]
BLACK FEMINIST FUTURES:
Bibliography of 2016 books compiled for the
May 20-21, 2016 symposium at Northwestern University
Adams, Betty L. Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb. NY: New York University Press, 2016.
Berger, Iris. Women in Twentieth-Century Africa. NY: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Black Women’s Portrayals on Reality Television: The New Sapphire, edited by Donnetrice Allison. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016.
Barcella, Laura and Pierre Summer. Fight Like a Girl: 50 Feminists Who Changed the World. San Francisco, CA: Zest Books, 2016.
Bell-Scott, Patricia. The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice. NY: Alfred A Knopf, 2016.
Courtney, Jarrett. Not Your Momma’s Feminism: Introduction to Women’s Gender Studies. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2016.
Davis, Angela Y. and Frank Barat. Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2016.
Day, Keri. Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Ennaji, Moha, Fatima Sadiqi, and Karen Vintges. Moroccan Feminisms: New Perspectives. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2016.
Gammage, Marquita M. Representations of Black Women in the Media: The Damnation of Black Womanhood. NY: Routledge, 2016.
Etienne, Jan. Learning in Womanist Ways: Narratives of First Generation African Caribbean Women. London: Trentham Books, 2016.
Falcón, Sylvanna M. Power Interrupted: Antiracist and Feminist Activism Inside the United Nations. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016.
Gumbs, Alexis P, China Martens, and Mai’a Williams. Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines. Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2016.
Haley, Sarah. No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2016.
Harris, LaShawn. Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City’s Underground Economy. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2016.
Hinton, Laura. Jayne Cortez, Adrienne Rich, and the Feminist Superhero: Voice, Vision, Politics, and Performance in U.S. Contemporary Women’s Poetics. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016.
Hobson, Janell, editor. Are All the Women Still White?: Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminisms. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016.
Hogan, Kristen. The Feminist Bookstore Movement: Lesbian Antiracism and Feminist Accountability. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016.
Jackson, Tricia W. Women in Black History: Stories of Courage, Faith, and Resilience. Grand Rapids, MI: Revell, 2016.
Joseph, Gloria I. The Wind Is Spirit: The Life, Love and Legacy of Audre Lorde. [n.p.]: Villarosa Media, 2016.
Kovalova, Karla, Black Feminist Literary Criticism: Past and Present. NY: Peter Lang, 2016.
Mocombe, Paul C, Carol Tomlin, and Victoria Showunmi. Jesus and the Streets: The Loci of Causality for the Intra-Racial Gender Academic Achievement Gap in Black Urban America and the United Kingdom. Lanham: University Press of America, Inc., 2016.
Morris, Monique W. Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools. NY: The New Press, 2016.
Nnaemeka, Obioma, and Jennifer T. Springer. Unraveling Gender, Race & Diaspora. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2016.
Noble, Safiya U, and Brendesha M. Tynes. The Intersectional Internet: Race, Sex, Class and Culture Online. NY: Peter Lang, 2016.
Scanlon, Jennifer. Until There Is Justice: The Life of Anna Arnold Hedgeman. NY: Oxford University Press, 2016.
Short, Ellen L, and Leo Wilton. Talking About Structural Inequalities in Everyday Life: New Politics of Race in Groups, Organizations, and Social Systems. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2016.
Sinha, Manisha. The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.
Thomlinson, Natalie. Race, Ethnicity and the Women’s Movement in England, 1968-1993. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Recently Released and Forthcoming:
Adeniji-Neill, Dolapo, and Anne M. N. Mungai. Written in Her Own Voice: Ethno-educational Autobiographies of Women in Education. NY: Peter Lang, (2016)
Albert B. Cleage Jr. and the Legacy of the Black Madonna and Child, edited by Jawanza Eric Clark. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, (Sept. 2016).
Bryant-Davis, Thema, and Lillian Comas-Díaz. Womanist and Mujerista Psychologies: Voices of Fire, Acts of Courage. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, (June 2016).
Carey, Tamika L. Rhetorical Healing: The Reeducation of Contemporary Black Womanhood. Albany: State University of New York Press, (Nov. 2016).
Cooper, Brittney, Morris, Susana M., and Boylorn, Robin M. The Crunk Feminist Collection. NY: Feminist Press at the City University of New York, (Jan. 2017).
Crowder, Stephanie R. Buckhanon. When Momma Speaks: The Bible and Motherhood from a Womanist Perspective. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, (Sept. 2016).
DuRocher, Kristina. Ida B. Wells: Social Reformer and Activist. NY: Routledge (Aug. 2016).
Edwin, Shirin. Privately Empowered: Expressing Feminism in Islam in Northern Nigerian Fiction. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, (Sept. 2016).
Cruz, Ariane. The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography. NY: New York University Press, (Oct. 2016).
David, Miriam E. Reclaiming Feminism. Bristol: Policy Press, (Aug. 2016).
Feminist Perspectives on Orange Is the New Black: Thirteen Critical Essays, edited by April Kalogeropoulos Householder and Adrienne Trier-Bieniek. Jefferson, NC: Mcfarland, (July 2016).
Garvey, Amy J, and Louis J. Parascandola. Amy Jacques Garvey: Selected Writings from the Negro World, 1923-1928. The University of Tennessee Press, (2016?).
Gentles-Peart, Kamille. Romance with Voluptuousness: Caribbean Women and Thick Bodies in the United States. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (Oct. 2016).
Goett, Jennifer. Black Autonomy: Race, Gender, and Afro-Nicaraguan Activism. Stanford: Stanford University Press (Nov. 2016).
Gumbs, Alexis P. Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity. Durham: Duke University Press, (Oct. 2016).
Harwell, Osizwe R. This Woman’s Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi (June 2016).
Hayes, Diana L. No Crystal Stair: Womanist Spirituality. Maryknoll: Orbis Bks, (Aug. 2016).
Hosein, Gabrielle, and Parpart, Jane. Negotiating Gender, Policy and Politics in the Caribbean: Feminist Strategies, Masculinist Resistance and Transformational Possibilities. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc., (Dec. 2016).
Hossein, Caroline Shenaz. Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power, and Violence in the Black Americas. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (July 2016).
Juanita, Judy. De Facto Feminism: Essays Straight Outta Oakland. Oakland,CA: EquiDistance Press, (July 2016).
Macagnan, Clea B. Council Women and Corporate Performance in the Brazilian Capital Market. New York: Nova Science Publishers, (June 2016).
McKinnon, Sara L. Gendered Asylum: Race and Violence in U.S. Law and Politics. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, (Sept. 2016).
Threadcraft, Shatema. Intimate Justice: The Black Female Body and the Body Politic. New York: Oxford University Press, (Oct. 2016).
Trier-Bieniek, Adrienne. The Beyonce Effect: Essays on Sexuality, Race and Feminism. McFarland Publishing, (Oct. 2016).
Williamson, Terrion L. Scandalize My Name: Black Feminist Practice and the Making of Black Social Life. Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press, (Oct. 2016).
Walker-McWilliams, Marcia. Reverend Addie Wyatt: Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, (Oct. 2016).
Ward, Stephen M. In Love and Struggle: The Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press (Sept. 2016).
Wright, Nazera Sadiq. Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, (Nov. 2016).
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