What Do I Read Next?
Paule Marshall's Praise song for the Widow (1983) is the story of a woman who discovers her family' s origins on a small island on the Atlantic Coast.
Cane, a 1923 work by Jean Toomer, lyrically records the demise of traditional Black Southern life.
Based on Shakespeare's King Lear, A Thousand Acres (1991) by Jane Smiley tells the tale of a family unraveled by its secrets.
Published in 1952, Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison is the classic modernist novel of an African American in search of his identity.
Rule of the Bone (1996), by Russell Banks, is a coming-of-age novel about a teenager who journeys from upstate New York to Jamaica.