Friday, August 30, 2019

110 novels by black men, 2000 - 2019



Here's another roundup of works -- this one focusing on novels published by black men since 2000. I've produced a few lists lately in an effort to share some of my bibliographic work. As always, it's a partial list.

[Related160 novels by black women, 2000 - 2019]

110 novels by black men, 2000 - 2019
2019
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Bivouac by Kwame Dawes
A Particular Kind of Black Man by Tope Folarin
Black Leopard Red Wolf by Marlon James
We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
In West Mills by De'Shawn Charles Winslow

2018
Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala
Down the River unto the Sea by Walter Mosley
John Woman by Walter Mosley

2017
Drop by Mat Johnson
So Much Blue by Percival Everett
The Tragedy of Brady Sims by Ernest Gaines
To Funk and Die in LA by Nelson George
August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones
The Changeling by Victor LaValle
As Lie Is to Grin by Simeon Marsalis
Since I Laid My Burden Down by Brontez Purnell

2016
The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle
Charcoal Joe by Walter Mosley
Black Deutschland by Darryl Pinckney
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

2015
Only the Strong by Jabari Asim
Grace by Calvin Baker
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
The Lost Treasures of R&B: A D Hunter Mystery by Nelson George
Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
Driving the King by Ravi Howard
Shetani's Sister by Slim Iceberg
Loving Day by Mat Johnson
Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson
And Sometimes I Wonder About You by Walter Mosley
Inside a Silver Box by Walter Mosley

2014
Song of the Shank by Jeffrey Reynard Allen
Team Seven by Marcus Burke
Every Day Is for the Thief by Teju Cole
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu
Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore by Walter Mosley
Rose Gold by Walter Mosley

2013
Percival Everett by Virgil Russell by Percival Everett
The Residue Years by Mitchell S. Jackson
The Devil in Silver by Victor LaValle
Long Division by Kiese Laymon
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
Little Green by Walter Mosley

2012
Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders by Samuel Delany
Hold It 'Til It Hurts by T. Geronimo Johnson
All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley

2011
Open City by Teju Cole
Assumption by Percival Everett
The Plot Against Hip Hop: A D Hunter Mystery by Nelson George
Pym by Mat Johnson
When the Thrill Is Gone by Walter Mosley
Juice! by Ishmael Reed
Zone One by Colson Whitehead

2010
How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu
Known to Evil by Walter Mosley
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Walter Mosley

2009
I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival Everett
God Says No by James Hannaham
The Book of Night Women by Marlon James
Big Machine by Victor LaValle
The Long Fall by Walter Mosley
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead

2008
Slumberland by Paul Beatty
Song Yet Sung by James McBride

The Tempest Tales by Walter Mosley
Diablerie by Walter Mosley
Fanon by John Edgar Wideman
A Father's Law by Richard Wright

2007
She's Gone by Kwame Dawes
Dark Reflections by Samuel Delany
The Water Cure by Percival Everett
Cinder by Albert French
Like Trees, Walking by Ravi Howard
Them by Nathan McCall
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
Blonde Faith by Walter Mosley
Apex Hides the Hurt by Colson Whitehead

2006
Dominion by Calvin Baker
Killing Johnny Fry by Walter Mosley
Fear of the Dark by Walter Mosley
Fortunate Son by Walter Mosley
Man Gone Down by Michael Thomas

2005
Wounded by Percival Everett
The Accidental Hunter: A D Hunter Mystery by Nelson George
Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala
John Crow's Devil by Marlon James
Cinnamon Kiss by Walter Mosley
47 by Walter Mosley
The Wave by Walter Mosley
The Magic Keys by Albert Murray

2004
Phallos by Samuel Delany
A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond by Percival Everett and James Kincaid
The Man in My Basement by Walter Mosley
Little Scarlet by Walter Mosley

2003
Once Two Heroes by Calvin Baker
Hunting in Harlem by Mat Johnson
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
Fear Itself by Walter Mosley

2002
The Ecstatic by Victor LaValle
Miracle at St. Anna by James McBride
Bad Boy Brawly Brown by Walter Mosley


2001
Erasure by Percival Everett
He Sleeps by Reginald McKnight
Fearless Jones by Walter Mosley
John Henry Days by Colson Whitehead

2000
Rails Under My Back by Jeffrey Reynard Allen
Tuff by Paul Beatty



Related:
• A checklist of book lists

1 comment:

Jerry W. Ward, Jr. said...

Add

CONJUGATING HINDI by Ishmael Reed

for 2018