10 Books That Reveal What It's Like to Be a Person of Color in America

We're not all living in the same America.

books about being bipoc in america
books like the hate u give i am not your perfect mexican daughter erika l sanchez

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

By Erika L. Sanchez



By Octavia Butler

the namesake by jhumpa lahiri, a book about bipoc in america

The Namesake

By Jhumpa Lahiri

heavy, an american memoir about being bipoc

Heavy: An American Memoir

By Kiese Laymon

a map is only one story, essays on being bipoc in america

A Map Is Only One Story

By Nicole Chung, Mensah Demary

conditional citizens, a book about bipoc in america

Conditional Citizens

By Laila Lalami

fairest, a memoir about being bipoc and trans in america

Fairest: A Memoir

By Meredith Talusan

there there by tommy orange, an indigenous author

There There

By Tommy Orange


The Vanishing Half

By Brit Bennett

heart berries, a memoir about being bipoc in america

Heart Berries: A Memoir

By Terese Marie Mailhot