Summer reading list for young women of color

Monday, June 21, 2010

The Soul Model 2010 Summer Reading List

Zenzele: A Letter for my Daughter by J. Nozipo Maraire

The Other Side of Paradise by Staceyann Chin

The Book of Night Women by Marlon James

What Looks like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage

Invisible Life by E. Lynn Harris

Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta

Stone Virgins by Yvonne Vera

Reflections of a Black-Eyed Squint by Ama Ata Aidoo

The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
Purple Hibiscus by by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

Sula by Toni Morrison

Value in the Valley by Iyanla Vanzant

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

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Hell Notes for Beauty said...

I will be reading nutricide by dr. afrika... These seem interesting. The things around your neck has me curious.