Book List in Order: 6 titles


  • Like One of the Family, which provides historical context for Kathryn Stockett's novel, The Help, is comprised of a series of conversations between Mildred, a black domestic, and her friend Marge. They create a vibrant picture of the life of a black ...


  • Benjie can stop using heroin anytime he wants to. He just doesn''t want to yet. Why would he want to give up something that makes him feel so good, so relaxed, so tuned-out? As Benjie sees it, there''s nothing much to tune in for. School is a waste o...



  • "A Short Walk" is a sweeping epic novel, which captures the movement of black Americans from the rural south to the urban north. Cora James, born to a black woman who has had a love affair with a white man, grows up poor in South Carolina, marries an...