New African American Interest Books and Authors
Looking for something to read from an African/African American point of view and or written by someone from the Diaspora? Browse our list of new books available now or coming soon to the Denver Public Library. Updated monthly...check out our list for November. Book summaries provided by ProQuest Syndetics.
Falling In Love with Hominids
An alluring new collection from the author of the New York Times Notable Book, Midnight Robber Nalo Hopkinson is an internationally-beloved storyteller. In this long-awaited collection, Hopkinson continues to expand the boundaries of culture and imagination. Whether she is retelling The Tempest as a new Caribbean myth, filling a shopping mall with unfulfilled ghosts, or herding chickens that occasionally breathe fire, Hopkinson continues to create bold fiction that transcends boundaries and borders. More books by Nalo Hopkinson.
Miss Robbie, star of the television show Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, shares dozens of her popular recipes. In this appetizing spread, she presents classic soul food recipes such as Smothered Pork Chops, lip-licking Salmon Croquettes, crispy Fried Chicken, Mac and Cheese, and a huge surprise--Chitterlings (chitlins). She also offers creative variations on the tried-and-true, including Candied Carrot Soufflé, Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Bacon, Oniony Roasted Corn, and Collard Greens. The celebrity chef welcomes you into her kitchen to experience more than 150 tasty foods as she shows what it means to put heart and "foot" into a dish.
What is African American History?
Pero Gaglo Dagbovie
The Happy Vegan: Lifestyle of the Urban Yogi