Black Boy

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

Good to Great

One of the most influential management bestsellers; explores how companies transition from average to extraordinary. More

Eugene Exman and Martin Luther King

Shortly after the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 and ‘56, Harper & Brothers religious books editor Eugene Exman left New York City for Alabama and secured a meeting with Martin Luther King Jr. More

The Known World

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

HarperOne

In 1977, a handful of Harper & Row employees from the Religious Books Department moved from New York to San Francisco to focus on titles pertaining to mind, body, and spirit. More

Journey to Jo’burg

Groundbreaking book set in South Africa during the apartheid era and banned by its government. 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

Monster

Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award and the Coretta Scott King Award. More

Native Son

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

Social Change: Civil Rights

Beginning with This Is My Story (1937), Harper & Brothers published many works by Eleanor Roosevelt that promoted civil rights and the need for government action, including This I Remember (1949), On My Own (1958), and Tomorrow Is Now (1963). More