In “Harlem Shuffle,” Whitehead “brilliantly weaves crime fiction, family drama and political history,” opines Carole V. Bell.
Stacey Johnson-Batiste, a lifelong friend of Vice President Kamala Harris, spoke with theGrio about her new book reflecting on their bond.
African American authors lead the field of finalists for the eighth annual Kirkus Prize announced on Monday.
Great contemporary fiction is versatile and multifaceted; set in the present day, they deliver escape, insight, and a window into the world.
Like their authors, these stories represent perspectives from all over the Black diaspora: the UK, West Africa, the Caribbean and more.
Black historical fiction provides invaluable entree and insight. Excavations of the past unearth stories of joy, perseverance and pain.
Feed the mind; free the soul. There’s a dizzying and inspiring array of brilliant nonfiction by Black authors being published right […]
Some Black authors of romance are absolute perpetual must-reads — this list of Black romance novels are no different.
Black mysteries and thrillers is popping, the talent is staggering, and our stories are finding way to publication in a variety of subgenres.
It’s summertime, and nothing is easy, but the reading is hot, hot, hot. From subject to genre to mood, these books were chosen with care.
Check out the Grio’s top books to read this summer that highlight meaningful reflection on African American history.
Check out the Grio’s top books to read this summer that spotlight mystery and suspense with sharp social bite.
Check out the Grio’s top books to read this summer that expand your horizons beyond national borders, if only virtually at the start.
Check out the Grio’s top books to read this summer that spotlight Black love, relationships and Black glamour.
Check out the Grio’s top books to read this summer that spotlight queer Black communities and their stories.
These summer books on theGrio’s Top 40 list shine a spotlight on culture and politics and how they intersect to shape Black lives.
These summer books shine a spotlight on the meaning of family, the bonds we’re born into and the ones we choose for ourselves.
Stacey Abrams’ new legal thriller is not so much ripped from the headlines as it is the stuff of our most vivid nightmares.
Opinion: In her first book, BLM activist Tamika Mallory offers a powerful polemic about a crisis in America and how to cure it.
Despite contradictions and open questions, Blow’s latest book is powerful with enticing arguments buoyed by accessible and pressing prose.