Exhibition Reading List for "Bob Dilworth: Backyard"

Fiction & Non-Fiction Books

By Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon, New American Library. 1977
Jazz, Vintage International. 1992
Paradise, Vintage International. 1997
Sula, Vintage International. 1973

By James Baldwin

The Fire Next Time, Dial Press. 1963
Nobody Knows My Name, Delta Books. 1962
Tell Me How Long the Train’s Been Gone, Dell Publishing. 1968
Notes of a Native Son, 1955
Another Country, Dell Publishing. 1960
Go Tell It on the Mountain, Dell Publishing. 1952

Names We Call Home, by Becky Thompson and Sangeeta Tyagi. Routledge. 1996
When Harlem Was In Vogue, by David Levering Lewis. Oxford University. 1979
High Cotton, by Darryl Pinckney. Penguin Books. 1992
Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison. Vintage International. 1947
Erasure, by Percival Everett. Graywolf Press. 2001
Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe. Heinemann International, 1958
Black Boy, by Richard Wright. Harper and Brothers. 1937
Native Son, by Richard Wright. Harper Perennial. 1940
Parable of the Sower, by Octavia Butler. Grand Central Publishing. 1993
Ceremonies: Prose and Poems, by Essex Hemphill. Penguin Books. 1992
Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Spiegel and Grau. 2015
South and West, by Joan Didion. Vintage International. 2017
The White Album, by Joan Didion. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1979
Flyboy in the Buttermilk: Essays on Contemporary America, by Greg Tate. Fireside. 1992
Talking at the Gates: A Life of James Baldwin, by James Campbell. UC Press. 1991, 2021
Black Spaces: Imagining Race in Science Fiction Film, by Adilifu Nama. University of Texas Press. 2008
Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes, by Adilifu Nama. University of Texas Press. 2012
Four Hundred Souls, by Ibram Kendi and Keisha Blain. One World Press. 2021
Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture, by Ytasha Womack. Lawrence Hill Books. 2013
Representing Black Men, by Marcellus Blount and George Cunningham. Routledge. 1996
Langston Hughes: Before and Beyond Harlem, by Faith Berry. Lawrence Hill and Company. 1983

Art Related Books

The New Negro, by Alaine Locke. Atheneum Books. 1925
Keeping A Rendezvous, by John Berger. Vintage International. 1991
Like and Beyond: Portraits from Africa and the World, by Jean Borgatti and Richard Brilliant. The Center for African Art. 1990
Against the Odds: African-American Artists and the Harmon Foundation, by Gary Reynolds and Beryl Wright. Newark Museum. 1989
African-American Artists 1880-1987: Selections From the Evans-Tibbs Collection, by McElroy, Powell, Patton. University of Washington Press. 1989
The Afro-American Artist: A Search for Identity, by Elsa Honig Fine. Hacker Art Books. 1982
Free Within Ourselves: African-American Artists in the Collection of the National Museum of American Art, by Regina Perry. Pomegranate Artbooks and the National Museum of American Art. 1992
A History of African-American Artists: From 1792 to the Present, by Romare Bearden and Harry Henderson. 1993

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