Lists and Suggestions

List: Social Justice in Fiction and Nonfiction

Rothstein, Richard, author.

The Color of Law incontrovertibly makes it clear that it was de jure segregation--the laws and polic... More

Elliott, Alicia

"The Mohawk phrase for depression can be roughly translated to "a mind spread out on the g... More

Mullen, Caitlin, author.

Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dim... More

Jemisin, N. K., author.

"Five New Yorkers must come together in order to save their city from destruction in the first... More

Jones, Saeed, author.

Haunted and haunting, Jones's memoir tells the story of a young, black, gay man from the South... More

Washington, Bryan.

Mike is a Japanese American chef at a Mexican restaurant. Benson is a Black day care teacher. They&#... More

Moore, Wes, 1978- author.

"When Freddie Gray was arrested for possessing an 'illegal knife' in April 2015, he ... More

Cha, Steph, author.

"In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as it's ... More

Petersen, Anne Helen, author.

"From celebrity gossip expert and Buzzfeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen comes an accessi... More

Carmon, Irin, author.

"Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers a visually rich, intimate, un... More

Ewing, Eve L., author.

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Lewis, John, 1940-2020.

A first-hand account of the author's lifelong struggle for civil and human rights spans his you... More

Emezi, Akwaeke, author.

An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self... More

Nussbaum, Susan.

The residents at a facility for disabled young people in Chicago build trust and make friends in an... More

Thomas, Angie, author.

After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life... More

Wong, Alice, 1974- editor.

"A groundbreaking collection of first-person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern ... More

Lebron, Christopher J., author.

Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #... More

Kundnani, Arun.

"Following the killing of Osama bin Laden, polls showed that Americans were more anxious about... More

Rosenberg, Jordy, author.

"Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines t... More

Ruffin, Maurice Carlos, author.

"In a near-future Southern city, everyone is talking about a new experimental medical procedur... More