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100 Best African American Poems

100 Best African American Poems

A collection of classic and contemporary poems by Black authors selected by New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni.

Immerse yourself in the heart and soul of African American literature with The 100 Best African American Poems. This diverse anthology offers a vibrant tapestry of voices that echoes centuries of struggle, triumph, and profound insight.

The 100 Best African American Poems is a riveting exploration of African American life, culture, and history, as seen through the lens of poetry. The anthology spans different periods and styles, showcasing the richness and variety of African American poetic expression.

From legendary poets like Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou to contemporary voices pushing the boundaries of poetic art, Giovanni's expertly curated selection provides a comprehensive view of the African American poetic tradition. Each poem is a lyrical journey that invites readers to engage with poignant themes, stirring narratives, and powerful emotions.

Key Features:

  • Diverse Voices: Includes works from a variety of poets, both legendary and contemporary, encompassing a broad spectrum of styles and themes.
  • Cultural Journey: Embarks on a lyrical exploration of African American life, culture, and history.
  • Comprehensive: Provides a panoramic view of African American poetic tradition, spanning different periods and movements.
  • Engaging and Poignant: Invites readers to engage with thought-provoking themes and emotions.
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    November 1, 2010
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    Paperback Fiction

    Spare Room
    Until Next Summer
    By: Brady, Ali
    By: Meyer, Marissa
    No Two Persons
    By: Bauermeister, Erica
    All the Sinners Bleed
    By: Cosby, S a
    Immortal Longings
    By: Gong, Chloe
    Black Tide Son
    By: Long, H M
    Summers End
    By: Black, Juneau
    By: Djuna

    Hardcover Non-Fiction

    Race to the Future
    By: St Clair, Kassia
    Willie Waylon and the Boys
    By: Fairbanks, Brian
    Secret History of Sharks
    By: Long, John
    Color of Everything
    By: Richards, Cory
    Cue the Sun
    By: Nussbaum, Emily
    Just Add Water
    By: Ledecky, Katie
    When the Sea Came Alive
    By: Graff, Garrett M
    Bird Milk & Mosquito Bones
    By: Mattoo, Priyanka
    This Earthly Globe
    By: Di Robilant, Andrea

    Hardcover Fiction

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    Author: Brodesser-Akner, Taffy
    Anyones Ghost
    Author: Thompson, August
    Bury Your Gays
    Author: Tingle, Chuck
    Lenny Marks Gets Away with Murder
    Author: Mayne, Kerryn
    Author: Durst, Sarah Beth
    Lion Women of Tehran
    Author: Kamali, Marjan
    Author: Bacigalupi, Paolo
    Sky on Fire
    Author: Lyons, Jenn