Today we are spotlighting Black Authors! We’re celebrating some of the most brilliant Afro/Caribbean writers and thinkers.

Here are some our favourite books!

‘Such a fun age’ a novel
by Kiley Reid

The instant Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller

When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for ‘kidnapping’ the white child she’s actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right…

Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize

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‘Girl, Woman, Others’
by Bernardine Evaristo

British Book Author Awards Author & Fiction Book of the Year 2020

From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl, Woman, Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years. They’re each looking for something – a shared past, an unexpected future, a place to call home, somewhere to fit in, a lover, a missed mother, a lost father, even just a touch of hope…

Winner of the Brooker Prize 2019

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‘Queenie’ by
Candice Carty-Williams

The Sunday Times bestseller

Queenie is a twenty-five-year-old Black woman living in south London, straddling Jamaican and British culture whilst slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper where she’s constantly forced to compare herself to her white, middle-class peers, and beg to write about Black Lives Matter. After a messy break up from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie finds herself seeking comfort in all the wrong places…

Longlisted for the Woman’s Prize for Fiction

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‘An American Marriage’
by Tayari Jones

The New York Times bestseller

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit…

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