IT'S WORLD BOOK DAY! WHO ARE YOUR FAVORITE WRITERS OF COLOR?+

  1. Hey dudes! I made it my goal to read more in 2016! I'm keeping track of books I've read, as well as authors' race and gender in a spreadsheet. I'm sucking at reading books writers of color section & I need your help!
  2. Book suggestions please by writers of color! Any genre goes!
  3. Helen Oyeyemi
  4. Amy Tan
    Suggested by   @LizDawson
  5. Zadie Smith
    Suggested by   @LizDawson
  6. Celeste Ng
    Everything I never told you was incredible
    Suggested by   @yikes
  7. Benjamin Alire Sáenz
    I love Aristotle and Dante. Probably my favorite ya book.
    Suggested by   @yikes
  8. Americanah
    Suggested by   @josie
  9. Kazuo Ishiguro - Never Let Me Go
    Suggested by   @josie
  10. Marjane Satrapi
    Also this amazing autobiographical graphic novel about growing up in Iran!!!
    Suggested by   @OffTheDott
  11. Arundhati Roy
    Beautiful prose written like poetry about Indian culture by an Indian woman, so good!!!
    Suggested by   @OffTheDott
  12. Jhumpa Lahiri
    All of her books are amazing but The Namesake is particularly beautiful and moving.
    Suggested by   @allysonarno
  13. Zora Neale Hurston
    Suggested by   @clillie
  14. Claudia Rankine
    Suggested by   @maddiecalls
  15. The girl who fell from the sky by Heidi Durrow
    Suggested by   @loriatx
  16. Anything by Toni Morrison.
    Suggested by   @sharris
  17. Malala Yousafzai
    Suggested by   @shainadesai
  18. Haruki Murakami
    Pretty much everything by him, even though a lot of his smaller books are a bit repetitive. But his most recent epic large book 1Q84 is a great start.
    Suggested by   @eatthelove
  19. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
    When you buy this, also buy a box of tissues. Prepare to cry A LOT! It's pure heartbreak, but her beautiful writing makes it all worth it
    Suggested by   @caitlynmn
  20. Nnedi Okorafor
    Nigerian author who is a professor in the US, she writes African fantasy and sci-fi with brilliant diverse characters and magical plots.
    Suggested by   @barefootmeds