Black Boy

A powerful and eloquent autobiography that has sold more than a million copies since publication. More

The Book of Negroes

A milestone in Canada’s understanding of black history and one of the bestselling books in Canadian publishing history. More

Native Son

Wright’s unsparing reflection on what it means to be black in America. More

Ariel

Plath’s landmark poetry collection; includes “Ariel,” “Daddy,” and “Lady Lazarus.” More

The Known World

The Pulitzer Prize–winning novel that examines the troubling complexities of slavery. More