Black Classics Book Group: Previous Selections

August 2016 Sister Outsider: Essays & Speeches by Audre Lorde
June 2016 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
April 2016 Bicycles: Love Poems by Nikki Giovanni
February 2016 The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare
December 2015 On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
October 2015 Becoming Richard Pryor by Scott Saul
August 2015 Case for a Pardon: The Pete O'Neal Story by Steve Penn
June 2015 Fences: A Play by August Wilson
February 2015 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
June 2014 Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness: What It Means to be Black Now by Touré
April 2014 Thrall: Poems by Natasha Trethewey
February 2014 Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor edited by Paul Beatty
December 2013 Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem by Bell Hooks
October 2013 The Good House by Tananarive Due
August 2013 Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver
June 2013 The Future Has a Past by J. California Cooper
April 2013 And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
February 2013 Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
December 2012 Seven Guitars by August Wilson
October 2012 The Piano Lesson by August Wilson
August 2012 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom by August Wilson
June 2012 Joe Turner's Come and Gone by August Wilson
April 2012 Selected Poems by Rita Dove
February 2012 Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson
December 2011 Passing by Nella Larsen
October 2011 The Best of Simple by Langston Hughes
August 2011 Tumbling by Diane McKinney-Whetstone
June 2011 The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano
April 2011 Selected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks
February 2011 Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man by Henry L. Gates
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