30 Books by Black Authors to Look Forward to in 2016

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"It is no secret that 'African-American women are the largest group of readers in the country,' states Dawn Davis, head of Simon & Schuster’s 37 Ink imprint. It is also no secret that the publishing world is very, very white, with books by black authors published at an abysmal low, never rising above 10 percent of the industry’s output... But even with such conditions, key figures such as Chris Jackson, Dawn Davis and others have shepherded books by black authors through their fellow gatekeepers and to the public... Here are some of the wonderful titles by black authors that readers of all tastes can look forward to in 2016."

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