Diverse Books

John Lewis March Book One
A Review of John Lewis’s March Book One
The graphic novel March Book One tells the life story of Congressman John Lewis who was one of the key figures of the civil rights movement. In the book [...]
Author: John Lewis
Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Graphic Novel
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood is a graphic memoir about Marjane Satrapi’s childhood at the cusp of the Iranian Revolution. Born upper middle class [...]
Author: Marjane Satrapi
Publisher: Pantheon
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Graphic Novel
Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
In “Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home,” Nora Krug explores her family’s roots in Nazi Germany. Her childhood was spent in [...]
Author: Nora Krug
Publisher: Scribner
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Graphic Novel
This Way to the Sugar
Nguyen’s debut poetry book This Way to the Sugar is an intelligent and deeply personal interrogation and exploration of identity. His book covers a broad [...]
Author: Hieu Minh Nguyen
Publisher: Write Bloody Publishing
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Poetry
Red: Every Person’s Story
Michael Hall’s Red: A Crayon’s Story is a heart warming story about the journey of identity. The main character, Red, has a red wrapper, but is blue on the [...]
Author: Michael Hall
Publisher: Harper Collins
Genre: Children's Books
Genre: Diverse Books
Rage to Survive Autobiography of Etta James
Review of Etta James’s Autobiography, “Rage to Survive”
Etta James has become a household name, known for her powerful, soulful voice and hits such as “At Last.” Though James’ voice rings with the joy of her [...]
Author: David Ritz
Author: Etta James
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Non-Fiction
Finding Strength in Childhood Suffering: Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child
Crafting a unique, inspiring, and non-clichéd tale about a character’s “loss of innocence” is a daunting task. But in her 11th published novel, God Help [...]
Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Genre: Diverse Books
Genre: Fiction