From the Boston Public Library
Boston Public Library honors Black History Month with its annual “Black Is” booklist, a list of recent works concerning the African American experience compiled by staff librarians with annotations for all to enjoy
Categories of books include international, teen, and urban fiction, and biography/memoir, expressions, and history and contemporary issues in nonfiction.
The curated list includes authors such as actor and comedian Kevin Hart, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Imbolo Mbue, Sadeqa Johnson, Nnedi Okorafor, and more.
2018 “Black Is” Booklist
- PDF Version (with Annotations)
5 pages; PDF.
Boston Public Library also celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with an annual “Latino Life” Booklist, and a “We Are Pride” booklist in June.
Direct to Previous “Black Is” Booklists (1993-)