Staff Picks of the Month

  • When the Reckoning Comes: A Novel By LaTanya McQueen Cover Image
  • Embrace Fearlessly the Burning World: Essays By Barry Lopez, Rebecca Solnit (Introduction by) Cover Image
  • Love in the Big City By Sang Young Park, Anton Hur (Translator) Cover Image
  • How to Sell a Haunted House By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
  • The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography By Deborah Levy Cover Image
  • Our Wives Under the Sea: A Novel By Julia Armfield Cover Image
  • The First Binding (Tales of Tremaine #1) By R.R. Virdi Cover Image
  • There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness: And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy and the World By Carlo Rovelli Cover Image
  • One Last Stop By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
  • All About Love: New Visions (Love Song to the Nation #1) By bell hooks Cover Image
  • The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke By Jeffrey C. Stewart Cover Image
  • Deserter: Junji Ito Story Collection By Junji Ito Cover Image
  • Record of Ragnarok, Vol. 1 By Shinya Umemura, Takumi Fukui, Azychika (Illustrator) Cover Image
  • Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals By Saidiya Hartman Cover Image
  • Body Work: The Radical Power of Personal Narrative By Melissa Febos Cover Image
  • Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction By Cornel West Cover Image
  • The Nineties: A Book By Chuck Klosterman Cover Image
  • Homie: Poems By Danez Smith Cover Image
  • Carmilla By Carmen Maria Machado (Editor), Joseph Sheridan Lefanu Cover Image
  • Zami: A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography By Audre Lorde Cover Image
  • Inciting Joy: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image

New & Noteworthy

  • Don't Fear the Reaper (The Indian Lake Trilogy #2) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
  • Victory City: A Novel By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
  • VenCo: A Novel By Cherie Dimaline Cover Image
  • Finlay Donovan Jumps the Gun: A Novel (The Finlay Donovan Series #3) By Elle Cosimano Cover Image
  • How to Sell a Haunted House By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
  • The Sense of Wonder: A Novel By Matthew Salesses Cover Image
  • The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise By Pico Iyer Cover Image
  • Tell Me I'm Worthless By Alison Rumfitt Cover Image
  • Really Good, Actually: A Novel By Monica Heisey Cover Image
  • Hell Bent: A Novel (Alex Stern #2) By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
  • Bad Cree: A Novel By Jessica Johns Cover Image
  • The Passenger Box Set: The Passenger, Stella Maris By Cormac McCarthy Cover Image
  • A Dangerous Business: A novel By Jane Smiley Cover Image
  • Love in the Big City By Sang Young Park, Anton Hur (Translator) Cover Image
  • The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida By Shehan Karunatilaka Cover Image
  • I Want to Die but I Want to Eat Tteokbokki: A Memoir By Baek Sehee, Anton Hur (Translated by) Cover Image
  • Liberation Day: Stories By George Saunders Cover Image
  • Seven Empty Houses By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by) Cover Image
  • Lady Joker, Volume 2 By Kaoru Takamura, Allison Markin Powell (Translated by), Marie Iida (Translated by) Cover Image
  • Dinosaurs: A Novel By Lydia Millet Cover Image
  • Nona the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Series #3) By Tamsyn Muir Cover Image
  • Bad Vibes Only: (and Other Things I Bring to the Table) By Nora McInerny Cover Image
  • Less Is Lost (The Arthur Less Books #2) By Andrew Sean Greer Cover Image
  • Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America By Pekka Hämäläinen Cover Image
  • The Marriage Portrait: A novel By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
  • Magnificent Rebels: The First Romantics and the Invention of the Self By Andrea Wulf Cover Image
  • The Spear Cuts Through Water: A Novel By Simon Jimenez Cover Image
  • The Bullet That Missed: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery By Richard Osman Cover Image
  • Sacrificio By Ernesto Mestre-Reed Cover Image
  • Fairy Tale By Stephen King Cover Image
  • If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal: What Animal Intelligence Reveals About Human Stupidity By Justin Gregg Cover Image
  • All the Living and the Dead: From Embalmers to Executioners, an Exploration of the People Who Have Made Death Their Life's Work By Hayley Campbell Cover Image
  • Boys, Beasts & Men By Sam J. Miller, Amal El-Mohtar (Introduction by) Cover Image
  • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
  • An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us By Ed Yong Cover Image
  • Acting Class By Nick Drnaso Cover Image
  • The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy By Moiya McTier Cover Image
  • The Daughter of Doctor Moreau By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
  • Our Wives Under the Sea: A Novel By Julia Armfield Cover Image
  • Venomous Lumpsucker By Ned Beauman Cover Image
  • Reward System: Stories By Jem Calder Cover Image

Fiction to Celebrate Black History Month

  • Decent People By De'Shawn Charles Winslow Cover Image
  • In the Upper Country: A Novel By Kai Thomas Cover Image
  • My Government Means to Kill Me: A Novel By Rasheed Newson Cover Image
  • Hell of a Book: A Novel By Jason Mott Cover Image
  • Don't Cry for Me By Daniel Black Cover Image
  • Greenland: A Novel By David Santos Donaldson Cover Image
  • Brown Girls: A Novel By Daphne Palasi Andreades Cover Image
  • The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel By Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
  • Black Cake: A Novel By Charmaine Wilkerson Cover Image
  • Carolina Built: A Novel By Kianna Alexander Cover Image
  • The Vanishing Half: A Novel By Brit Bennett Cover Image
  • Friday Black By Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Cover Image
  • How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
  • The Ballad of Black Tom By Victor LaValle Cover Image
  • Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
  • Invisible Man (Vintage International) By Ralph Ellison Cover Image
  • Bluebird, Bluebird (A Highway 59 Novel #1) By Attica Locke Cover Image
  • The Trees: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
  • Look for Me and I'll Be Gone: Stories By John Edgar Wideman Cover Image
  • Lot: Stories By Bryan Washington Cover Image
  • Homegoing By Yaa Gyasi Cover Image
  • Washington Black By Esi Edugyan Cover Image
  • Americanah: A novel By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Cover Image
  • None But the Righteous: A Novel By Chantal James Cover Image
  • The Selfless Act of Breathing: A Novel By JJ Bola Cover Image
  • The Great Mrs. Elias: A Novel By Barbara Chase-Riboud Cover Image
  • Memphis: A Novel By Tara M. Stringfellow Cover Image
  • You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty: A Novel By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
  • The Women Could Fly: A Novel By Megan Giddings Cover Image

Nonfiction to Celebrate Black History Month

  • Twice as Hard: The Stories of Black Women Who Fought to Become Physicians, from the Civil War to the 21st Century By Jasmine Brown Cover Image
  • American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America's First Paramedics By Kevin Hazzard Cover Image
  • Of Blood and Sweat: Black Lives and the Making of White Power and Wealth By Clyde W. Ford Cover Image
  • Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South By Winfred Rembert, Erin I. Kelly, Bryan Stevenson (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • Requiem for the Massacre: A Black History on the Conflict, Hope, and Fallout of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre By RJ Young Cover Image
  • South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation By Imani Perry Cover Image
  • Zami: A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography By Audre Lorde Cover Image
  • Angela Davis: An Autobiography By Angela Y. Davis Cover Image
  • A Little Devil in America: In Praise of Black Performance By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
  • The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song By Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Cover Image
  • All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake By Tiya Miles Cover Image
  • Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World By Wil Haygood Cover Image
  • The Young Crusaders: The Untold Story of the Children and Teenagers Who Galvanized the Civil Rights Movement By V.P. Franklin Cover Image
  • The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation By Anna Malaika Tubbs Cover Image
  • Nature Swagger: Stories and Visions of Black Joy in the Outdoors By Rue Mapp Cover Image
  • Assata: An Autobiography By Assata Shakur, Angela Davis (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor) Cover Image
  • Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot By Mikki Kendall Cover Image
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
  • The Trayvon Generation By Elizabeth Alexander Cover Image
  • How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America By Clint Smith Cover Image
  • The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X By Les Payne, Tamara Payne Cover Image
  • The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke By Jeffrey C. Stewart Cover Image
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X By MALCOLM X, Alex Haley (With) Cover Image
  • On Juneteenth By Annette Gordon-Reed Cover Image
  • You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays By Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Genevieve West Cover Image
  • Finding Me: An Oprah's Book Club Pick By Viola Davis Cover Image
  • The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) By Sarah M. Broom Cover Image
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot Cover Image
  • Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals By Saidiya Hartman Cover Image
  • Cedric Robinson: The Time of the Black Radical Tradition By Joshua Myers Cover Image
  • Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance By Mia Bay Cover Image
  • Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen By George McCalman Cover Image
  • The Intersectional Environmentalist: How to Dismantle Systems of Oppression to Protect People + Planet By Leah Thomas Cover Image
  • Black Women Writers at Work By Claudia Tate Cover Image
  • Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts By Rebecca Hall, Hugo Martínez (Illustrator) Cover Image
  • All About Love: New Visions (Love Song to the Nation #1) By bell hooks Cover Image
  • Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own By Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Cover Image
  • Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 By Ibram X. Kendi, Keisha N. Blain Cover Image
  • Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction By Cornel West Cover Image
  • Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do By Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD Cover Image
  • Black Boy (Harper Perennial Deluxe Editions) By Richard Wright, John Edgar Wideman (Foreword by), Malcolm Wright (Afterword by) Cover Image
  • The Portable Anna Julia Cooper By Shirley Moody-Turner (Editor), Henry Louis Gates (Editor) Cover Image
  • Black Ghost of Empire: The Long Death of Slavery and the Failure of Emancipation By Kris Manjapra Cover Image
  • A Black Women's History of the United States By Daina Ramey Berry, Kali Nicole Gross Cover Image
  • I Saw Death Coming: A History of Terror and Survival in the War Against Reconstruction By Kidada E. Williams Cover Image
  • The Annotated African American Folktales (The Annotated Books) By Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Editor), Maria Tatar (Editor) Cover Image

Black Poets & Artists

  • Alive at the End of the World By Saeed Jones, D. a. Powell (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • Among Others: Blackness at Moma By Darby English (Editor), Charlotte Barat (Editor), Mabel Wilson (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
  • A Fortune for Your Disaster By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
  • Young, Gifted and Black: A New Generation of Artists: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art By Antwaun Sargent (Editor), Antwaun Sargent (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Thomas Lax (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
  • African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song (LOA #333): A Library of America Anthology By Kevin Young (Editor) Cover Image
  • BLK ART: The Audacious Legacy of Black Artists and Models in Western Art By Zaria Ware Cover Image
  • The Tradition By Jericho Brown Cover Image
  • Electric Arches By Eve L. Ewing Cover Image
  • Punks: New & Selected Poems By John Keene Cover Image
  • Soul Culture: Black Poets, Books, and Questions that Grew Me Up By Remica Bingham-Risher Cover Image
  • Dawoud Bey & Carrie Mae Weems: In Dialogue By Dawoud Bey (Photographer), Carrie Mae Weems (Artist), Ron Platt (Editor) Cover Image
  • Free at Last: A Juneteenth Poem By Sojourner Kincaid Rolle, Alex Bostic (Illustrator) Cover Image
  • The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde By Audre Lorde Cover Image
  • How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton By Lucille Clifton, Aracelis Girmay Cover Image
  • Selected Poems By Gwendolyn Brooks Cover Image
  • Don't Call Us Dead: Poems By Danez Smith Cover Image
  • The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Vintage Classics) By Langston Hughes, Arnold Rampersad (Editor) Cover Image
  • The Complete Poetry By Maya Angelou Cover Image
  • Collected Poems By Robert Hayden, Frederick Glaysher (Editor), Reginald Dwayne Betts (Introduction by), Arnold Rampersad (Afterword by) Cover Image
  • Citizen: An American Lyric By Claudia Rankine Cover Image
  • Call Us What We Carry: Poems By Amanda Gorman Cover Image
  • The Age of Phillis (Wesleyan Poetry) By Honorée Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
  • Anodyne By Khadijah Queen Cover Image
  • Love Child's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry: Poems & Artifacts By Nikky Finney Cover Image
  • Black Futures By Kimberly Drew, Jenna Wortham Cover Image
  • Playlist for the Apocalypse: Poems By Rita Dove Cover Image
  • Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop By Sarah Eckhardt Cover Image
  • The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion By Antwaun Sargent, Addy Campbell (Photographer), Arielle Bobb-Willis (Photographer) Cover Image
  • Basquiat By Marc Mayer (Editor) Cover Image
  • Life Doesn't Frighten Me (Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition) By Maya Angelou, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sara Jane Boyers Cover Image
  • Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness By Zanele Muholi (Photographer), Renée Mussai (Interviewer), Unoma Azuah (Contribution by) Cover Image
  • Light For The World To See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
  • Life on Mars: Poems By Tracy K. Smith Cover Image
  • Waterbaby By Nikki Wallschlaeger Cover Image
  • Gumbo Ya Ya: Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) By Aurielle Marie Cover Image
  • Everyday Mojo Songs of Earth: New and Selected Poems, 2001-2021 By Yusef Komunyakaa Cover Image
  • I am The Rage: A Black Poetry Collection By Martina McGowan, Diana Ejaita (Illustrator) Cover Image
  • The Study of Human Life (Penguin Poets) By Joshua Bennett Cover Image
  • Girls That Never Die: Poems By Safia Elhillo Cover Image
  • Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition By W. E. B. Du Bois, Jacqueline Francis (Introduction by), Stephen G. Hall (Introduction by) Cover Image
  • Paul Mpagi Sepuya By Paul Mpagi Sepuya (Photographer), Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Wassan Al-Khudhairi (Interviewer) Cover Image
  • Faith Ringgold By Faith Ringgold (Artist), Katarina Pierre (Foreword by), Emily Wei Rales (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem By Connie H. Choi, Thelma Golden, Kellie Jones, Pauline Willis (Foreword by) Cover Image

Winter Reading Recommendations

  • Cold Enough for Snow By Jessica Au Cover Image
  • The Honjin Murders (Detective Kindaichi Mysteries #28) By Seishi Yokomizo, Louise Heal Kawai (Translated by) Cover Image
  • The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest By Mark Synnott Cover Image
  • Winter Counts: A Novel By David Heska Wanbli Weiden Cover Image
  • Arctic Dreams By Barry Lopez Cover Image
  • Winter in Sokcho By Elisa Shua Dusapin, Aneesa Abbas Higgins (Translator) Cover Image
  • Spinning Silver: A Novel By Naomi Novik Cover Image
  • Beartown: A Novel (Beartown Series) By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
  • The Greenlanders By Jane Smiley Cover Image
  • Disappearing Earth By Julia Phillips Cover Image
  • The Left Hand of Darkness: 50th Anniversary Edition By Ursula K. Le Guin, David Mitchell (Foreword by), Charlie Jane Anders (Afterword by) Cover Image
  • The Hunger By Alma Katsu Cover Image
  • The Only Good Indians: A Novel By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
  • Witchmark (The Kingston Cycle #1) By C. L. Polk Cover Image
  • Moon of the Crusted Snow By Waubgeshig Rice Cover Image
  • One by One By Ruth Ware Cover Image
  • The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel (Winternight Trilogy #1) By Katherine Arden Cover Image
  • Piranesi By Susanna Clarke Cover Image
  • Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch #1) By Ann Leckie Cover Image
  • The Magic Mountain (Vintage International) By Thomas Mann Cover Image
  • Ghost Wall: A Novel By Sarah Moss Cover Image
  • The Luminaries By Eleanor Catton Cover Image
  • The True Deceiver By Tove Jansson, Ali Smith (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by) Cover Image
  • Once Upon a River: A Novel By Diane Setterfield Cover Image
  • In the Midst of Winter: A Novel By Isabel Allende Cover Image
  • Animal Life By Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Brian Fitzgibbon (Translator) Cover Image
  • The Night Circus By Erin Morgenstern Cover Image
  • The Mercies By Kiran Millwood Hargrave Cover Image
  • Snow (Vintage International) By Orhan Pamuk Cover Image
  • Norwegian Wood (Vintage International) By Haruki Murakami Cover Image
  • The Shining By Stephen King Cover Image
  • Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel By Louise Penny Cover Image
  • Rock Paper Scissors: A Novel By Alice Feeney Cover Image
  • The Winter People: A Suspense Thriller By Jennifer McMahon Cover Image
  • The Terror: A Novel By Dan Simmons Cover Image
  • Echo By Thomas Olde Heuvelt Cover Image
  • Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day By Peter Zuckerman, Amanda Padoan Cover Image
  • Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage By Alfred Lansing Cover Image
  • Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times By Katherine May Cover Image
  • In the Distance By Hernan Diaz Cover Image
  • The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven By Nathaniel Ian Miller Cover Image