Book List in Order: 4 titles


  • A debut collection of 11 stories--slender, understated, sometimes anorexic--deals with the conflicts experienced by southern black people. Of mixed class and education, they're characters who share an ability to find humor in a variety of trying situ...



  • Triangle Ray is a collection of short stories linked by the character of Ray Fielding, introduced first as a young black man coming of age in the 1980s and infatuated with his schoolmate, Marie. Against the wishes of their families, the two marry jus...



  • A novel focusing on a contemporary African-American family living in the South looks at Grim Power, a man who has worked as a race-car driver and cowboy before returning home, and his sister Rita, a math teacher. Reprint....