February 2011

The Library celebrates Black History Month this February by showcasing black authors. 

Below is a small sample of our collections. 

Stop by the Library to browse more on display!


The black unicorn: poems

By Audre Lorde

Format: print

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Author biography from poets.org

About the Audre Lorde Project
“The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice.”
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The autograph man: a novel

By Zadie Smith

Format: print

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Interview with the Author on her newest book, On Beauty

Black nature: four centuries of African American nature poetry

Edited by Camille T. Dungy

Format: print

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Book Review from NPR

Read an Excerpt with Google Preview

Publisher Description
“Black Nature is the first anthology to focus on nature writing by African American poets, a genre that until now… ”
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