Book List in Order: 4 titles


  • Set in a Chicago seething with physical and psychological violence, Cyrus Colter's The Hippodrome is an examination of power and exploitation and their entanglement with sexuality. Yeager has murdered his wife and her white lover. Fleeing the police,...


  • A collection of 18 short stories focusing on the lives of black people in Chicago during the 1960s. With one exception, the stories examine the experience of America's blacks and centres on life in the slums and of lives spent making ends meet betwee...