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Early Bird Books Reading Recommendations

Here at Early Bird Books, we love all things that have to do with books, reading, and literary news and movies. Browse below for some highlights from our blog!

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Liminal Space: The Work of Nella Larsen

Get to know the brilliant and mysterious Nella Larsen.

8 Books to Read for Juneteenth

Understand the significance of the holiday.

The Complete Oprah’s Book Club List

Oprah's reading list is one of our favorite things.

10 Books Like The Color Purple

“Don’t let them run over you...you got to fight.”

Langston Hughes: The Life and Works of A Harlem Renaissance Icon

Get to know one of the most influential poets of the 20th century. 

Read an Excerpt From Overcoming Hate Through Dialogue

Find out what happened when a Muslim politician decided to have coffee with the people who sent her hate mail.

30 Must-Read Books by Black Authors

Celebrate black authors’ fiction, nonfiction and poetry.

10 African American History Books Every American Should Read

Meet extraordinary individuals; explore communities; deepen your understanding of America.

6 Fascinating Facts About Alice Walker

Learn more about the woman behind influential pieces of literature such as The Color Purple.

9 African Romance Novels You Should Read

From historical epics to feel-good contemporaries, these African books are a must-read.

Read an Excerpt from Walter Mosley’s The Awkward Black Man

The collection of short stories artfully shares the struggles of a range of uniquely flawed characters.

Alice Walker Poems That Everyone Needs to Read

"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise."

What It's Like to Read Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man in 2020

Writer Alexander Montgomery reflects on why there's no such thing as "invisible."

Why Ishmael Reed Is the Author You Should Be Reading Right Now

Find out why he's been called "the purest literary troublemaker we currently have."

Why You Should Re-Read To Kill a Mockingbird

A look back at a banned book that grapples with racism in the Deep South.