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  • Bibliography:
    6 Books
  • First Book:
    February 1984
  • Latest Book:
    September 2011

Book List in Order: 6 titles



  • A unanimous chorus of critical acclaim greeted this powerful novel last year―one of the most significant works of African-American fiction since Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man. This huge oratorio of a novel unfolds over seven days in the life of Jou...



  • Leon Forrest, acclaimed author of "Divine Days," uses a remarkable verbal intensity to evoke human tragedy, injustice, and spirituality in his writing. As Toni Morrison has said, "All of Forrest's novels explore the complex legacy of Afro-Americans. ...



  • Leon Forrest, acclaimed author of "Divine Days," uses a remarkable verbal intensity to evoke human tragedy, injustice, and spirituality in his writing. As Toni Morrison has said, "All of Forrest's novels explore the complex legacy of Afro-Americans. ...



  • In the wake of his watershed novel Divine Days, Leon Forrest began an even more ambitious project, a collection of novellas that he hoped would be the culmination of his life's work and of the fictional world of Forest County, which he had created in...



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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Leon Forrest has published 6 books.

Leon Forrest does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Meteor in the Madhouse, was published in September 2011.

The first book by Leon Forrest, Two Wings to Veil My Face, was published in February 1984.

No. Leon Forrest does not write books in series.