BIPOC AUTHORS

Our selection of books written by Black and Indigenous people and People of Color.


 

Sabrina & Corina: Stories By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525511304
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Published: One World - April 7th, 2020

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the American West take center stage in this haunting debut story collection—a powerful meditation on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands. 


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Woman of Light: A Novel By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525511328
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Published: One World - June 7th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “dazzling, cinematic, intimate, lyrical” (Roxane Gay) epic of betrayal, love, and fate that spans five generations of an Indigenous Chicano family in the American West, from the author of the National Book Award finalist Sabrina & Corina
 


The Cat Who Saved Books: A Novel By Sosuke Natsukawa, Louise Heal Kawai (Translated by) Cover Image
By Sosuke Natsukawa, Louise Heal Kawai (Translated by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780063095724
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Published: HarperVia - December 7th, 2021

AN INDIE NEXT PICK!

From the #1 bestselling author in Japan comes a celebration of books, cats, and the people who love them, infused with the heartwarming spirit of The Guest Cat and The Travelling Cat Chronicles.


Vagabonds!: A Novel By Eloghosa Osunde Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593330029
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 15th, 2022

LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE 

“If you read one debut novel in 2022, this should be it.” Los Angeles Times

Named a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, Harper's Bazaar, Buzzfeed, Ms. Magazine, Lit Hub, The Millions, and Electric Literature


Velvet Was the Night By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593356821
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Published: Del Rey - August 17th, 2021

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a simmering historical noir about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome enforcer, and the mystery of the missing woman they’re both desperate to find.


My Heart Is a Chainsaw (The Indian Lake Trilogy #1) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982137649
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 29th, 2022

Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel

In her quickly gentrifying rural lake town Jade sees recent events only her encyclopedic knowledge of horror films could have prepared her for in this latest chilling novel that “will give you nightmares.


Poet Warrior: A Memoir By Joy Harjo Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780393248524
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 7th, 2021

National bestseller
An ALA Notable Book

Three-term poet laureate Joy Harjo offers a vivid, lyrical, and inspiring call for love and justice in this contemplation of her trailblazing life.


Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) By Marlon James Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735220188
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2020

One of TIME’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

Winner of the L.A. Times Ray Bradbury Prize 

Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award

The New York Times Bestseller

Named a Best Book of 2019 by The Wall Street Journal, TIME, NPR, GQ, Vogue, and The Washington Post


The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316229296
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution. (The New York Times)

This is the way the world ends. . .for the last time.


Crying in H Mart By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593396599
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Published: Random House Large Print - May 11th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the indie rock sensation known as Japanese Breakfast, an unforgettable memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American—“in losing her mother and cooking to bring her back to life, Zauner became herself” (NPR) • CELEBRATING OVER ONE YEAR ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LIST


Americanah By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun—the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race, belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.


Convenience Store Woman By Sayaka Murata, Ginny Tapley Takemori (Translator) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780802129628
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Published: Grove Press - September 17th, 2019

Shortlisted for the Best Translated Book Award
Longlisted for the Believer Book Award

Longlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

A Los Angeles Times Bestseller


Parable of the Sower By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

This acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from an award-winning author "pairs well with 1984 or The Handmaid's Tale" and includes a foreword by N. K. Jemisin (John Green, New York Times).