What Do I Read Next?
Selected Stories, a collection of short stories by Nobel-Prize winning author Nadine Gordimer A white South African like Fugard, Gordimer brings her characters and the African landscape they inhabit to life.
Hamlet, one of William Shakespeare's classic tragedies, was written in approximately 1603. It concerns a young man who has unresolved issues with both his father and his uncle. His inability to articulate his feelings causes him to lash out at people he loves with serious consequences.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1960), a novel by Harper Lee that examines the events of a American town in the South during the Depression. The novel confronts issues of racism and power through the story a black man on trial for the rape of a white woman and the white lawyer who defends him.
Black like Me (1961) a memoir written by John Howard Griffin, recounts the adventures of a white man who changed the pigment of his skin to resemble a black man in the 1950s in the American South. The books offers a unique perspective on the treatment of African Americans during a pivotal time in the history of civil rights.