African American Studies
Longlisted • National Book Award (Nonfiction)An epic biography of Malcolm X finally emerges, drawing on hundreds of hours of the author’s interviews, rewriting much of the known narrative.
Best Books of Fall 2020 • O, the Oprah Magazine
Afropessimism is an unparalleled account of the non-analogous experience of being Black.
A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma.
The compelling story of a slave, owned by the author's ancestors, who became one of the singular artists of the nineteenth century.
A nearly forgotten Civil War episode is restored to history in this masterful account.