selected new books 2017-1 – Black History Month

BLACK HISTORY MONTH  The following titles are available at the State Library. Borrowers may request them by contacting the Circulation Desk at (609)-278-2640 x104 Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00pm or by email at

975.5 Bre      Breen, Patrick H. The land shall be deluged in blood : the new history of the Nat Turner Revolt. Oxford University Press, 2015. 294 pages.

363.2 Bro     Browne, Arthur. One righteous man : Samuel Battle and the shattering of the color line in New York. Beacon Press, 2015. 318 pages.

973.932 Cha     Chait, Jonathan. Audacity : how Barack Obama defied his critics and created a legacy that will prevail. Custom House, 2017. 240 pages.

305.8 Cha     Charleston syllabus : readings on race, racism, and racial violence. University of Georgia Press, 2016. 351 pages.

306.3 Dun     Dunbar, Erica Armstrong. Never caught : the Washingtons’ relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge. 37 Ink/Atria, 2017. 253 pages.

305.8 Dys     Dyson, Michael Eric. Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to white America. St. Martin’s Press, 2017. 228 pages.

973.7 Ege     Egerton, Douglas R. Thunder at the gates : the Black Civil War regiments that redeemed America. Basic Books, 2016. 429 pages.

974.049 Fis     Fiske, David. Solomon Northrup’s kindred : the kidnapping of free citizens before the Civil War. Praeger, 2016. 170 pages.

305.8 Ken     Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America. Nation Books, 2016. 582 pages.

323.092 Kin     King, Coretta Scott. My life, my love, my legacy. Henry Holt and Company, 2017. 356 pages.

510.92 Lee     Lee Shetterly, Margot. Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race. William Morrow, 2016. 346 pages.

791.45 Noa     Noah, Trevor. Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood. Spiegel & Grau, 2016. 288 pages.

305.8 Ran     Randolph, Sherie M. Florynce “Flo” Kennedy : the life of a Black feminist radical. University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 313 pages.

796.83 Rob     Roberts, Randy. Blood brothers : the fatal friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. Basic Books, 2016. 362 pages.

323.092 Sca     Scanlon, Jennifer. Until there is justice : the life of Anna Arnold Hedgeman. Oxford University Press, 2016. 321 pages.

973.8 Tay     Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling. The original Black elite : Daniel Murray and the story of a forgotten era. Amistad, 2017. 498 pages.