African-American Literary Fiction of the New Century
These are some of the most critically-acclaimed titles written by African-American authors since the year 2000, all set in the United States between 1900 and the present day. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library.
Clair, Maxine. October Suite. 2001.
Coleman, Wanda. Jazz and Twelve O’clock Tales: New Stories. 2008.
Delany, Samuel R. Dark Reflections. 2007.
Evans, Danielle. Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self. 2010.
Everett, Percival. I Am Not Sidney Poitier. 2009.
Grooms, Anthony. Bombingham. 2001.
Marshall, Paule. The Fisher King. 2000.
McKinney-Whetstone, Dianne. Leaving Cecil Street. 2004.
Pate, Aleks D. West of Rehoboth. 2001.
Phillips, Caryl. Dancing in the Dark. 2005.
Phillips, Delores. The Darkest Child. 2004.
Reed, Ishmael. Juice. 2011.
Southgate, Martha. The Taste of Salt. 2011.
Straight, Susan. Take One Candle, Light a Room. 2010.
Touré. Soul City. 2004.
Ward, Jessmyn. Salvage the Bones. 2011.
Wideman, John Edgar. Fanon. 2008.