I am happy to say, there are 5 writers of color on the list. It breaks down like this:
Authors I have never hear of:
Author I have been meaning to get to:
And one author I would highly recommend:
- Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Homegoing is inspirational debut novel about the troubled legacy of slavery in this country. Each chapter follows the parallel paths of two sisters and their descendants through eight generations:from the Gold Coast to the plantations of Mississippi, from the American Civil War to Jazz Age Harlem.