Tuesday, December 27, 2016

What to read while waiting for...




The Underground Railroad
The Underground Railroad
By Whitehead, Colson
2016-08 - Doubleday Books
9780385542364 Check Our Catalog The National Book Award Winner and #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South

Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans,
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.


Homegoing
Homegoing
By Gyasi, Yaa
2016-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781101947135 Check Our Catalog Homegoing is an inspiration. Ta-Nehisi Coates
The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of two half-sisters, separated by forces beyond their control: one sold into slavery, the other married to a British slaver. Written with tremendous sweep and power, Homegoing traces the generations of family who follow, as their destinies lead them …More



Underground Airlines
Underground Airlines
By Winters, Ben
2016-07 - Mulholland Books
9780316261241 Check Our Catalog Now a New York Times bestseller
It is the present-day, and the world is as we know it: smartphones, social networking and Happy Meals. Save for one thing: the Civil War never occurred.

A gifted young black man calling himself Victor has struck a bargain with federal law enforcement, working as a bounty hunter for the US Marshall Service. He's got
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