FYE African American
TitleSurvival Math
AuthorJackson, Mitchell S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501131707
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages336
Title StatusNYP
In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while examining the cultural forces—large and small—that led him and his family to this place.
TitleThe Black Male Handbook
AuthorPowell, Kevin
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781416592242
US Price$16
CDN Price$18.99
Pages272
Title StatusAS
Author and activist Kevin Powell and contributors Lasana Omar Hotep, Jeff Johnson, Byron Hurt, Dr. William Jelani Cobb, Ryan Mack, Kendrick B. Nathaniel, and Dr. Andre L. Brown tap into the social and political climate rising in the African American community with this collection of essays for Black males on surviving, living, and winning.
TitleBlack Privilege
AuthorTha God, Charlamagne
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Self-Help
ISBN-139781501145315
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages320
Title StatusAS
An instant New York Times bestseller! Charlamagne Tha God—the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pissing People Off,” cohost of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, and “the most important voice in hip-hop”—shares his eight principles for unlocking your God-given privilege.
TitleThe Blood of Emmett Till
AuthorTyson, Timothy B
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781476714851
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Title StatusAS
* Longlisted for the National Book Award * Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award * A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post Notable Book * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017 * An Atlanta Journal-Constitution Best Southern Book of 2017 *

This extraordinary New York Times bestseller reexamines a pivotal event of the civil rights movement—the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till—“and demands that we do the one vital thing we aren’t often enough asked to do with history: learn from it” (The Atlantic).
TitleThe Education of Kevin Powell
AuthorPowell, Kevin
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501118579
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages304
Title StatusAS
In the spirit of Piri Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets and Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, writer and activist Kevin Powell’s memoir—“illuminating…an education for us all” (USA Today)—vividly recounts the horrific poverty of his youth and his struggles to overcome a legacy of anger, violence, and self-hatred.
TitleEveryday People
Author
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781501134944
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Title StatusAS
“A delight and highly recommended.” —Booklist

“Showcases the truth and fullness of people of color.” —Book Riot

In the tradition of Best American Short Stories comes Everyday People: The Color of Life, a dazzling collection of contemporary short fiction.
TitleThe Fire This Time
AuthorWard, Jesmyn
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781501126352
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Title StatusAS
A surprise New York Times bestseller, these groundbreaking essays and poems about race—collected by National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward and written by the most important voices of her generation—are “thoughtful, searing, and at times, hopeful. The Fire This Time is vivid proof that words are important, because of their power to both cleanse and to clarify” (USA TODAY).
TitleHeads of the Colored People
AuthorThompson-Spires, Nafissa
Sub-Imprint37 INK
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781501167997
US Price$23
CDN Price$32
Pages224
Title StatusBSB
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction and Kirkus Prize Finalist

Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot Díaz, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era.
TitleThe King Years
AuthorBranch, Taylor
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781451662467
US Price$16
CDN Price$18.99
Pages224
Title StatusAS
The essential moments of the Civil Rights Movement are set in historical context by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the magisterial America in the King Years trilogy—Parting the Waters; Pillar of Fire; and At Canaan’s Edge.
TitleLife in Motion
AuthorCopeland, Misty
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476737997
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$18.99
Pages304
Title StatusAS
Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina.