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The Readerly Report - Readerly EPISODE 2, 12th February 2021
An Anti-Racist Fiction Reading List
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An Anti-Racist Fiction Reading List

Narrative fiction can be very powerful in instilling empathy and helping readers understand other people's lives. In this episode, we share a list of narrative fiction/memoirs that can serve to make the Black experience more accessible to any reader and bring about perspective and understanding.

The Boys Club  by Erica Katz

The Last Story of Mina Lee  by Nancy Jooyun Kim

A Very Punchable Face  by Colin Jost

White Ivy  by Susie Yang

The Kiss Quotient  by Helen Hoang

Big Girl, Small Town by Michelle Gallen

Firefly Lane on Netflix

Bridgerton on Netflix

Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney

Passing  by Nella Larsen

The Twelve Tribes Of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

The Travelers by Regina Porter

The World According to Fannie Davis by Bridgett Davis

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

A Life Apart  by L.Y. Marlow

The Nickel Boys  by Colson Whitehead

When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

No One Is Coming To Save Us  by Stephanie Powell Watts

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Jump At The Sun by Kim McLarin

TheTaste Of Salt by Martha Southgate

Kindred  by Octavia Butler

Silver Sparrow  by Tayari Jones

Red At The Bone  by Jacqueline Woodson

Memorial Drive  by Natasha Tretheway

That Kind Of Mother  by Rumaan Alam

Green  by Sam Graham-Felsen

Real American  by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Black Is The Body  by Emily Bernard