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Powder Burn by Carl Hiaasen, William D. Montalbano. New York: Vintage Crime/Black Lizzard (1998).
American Gods (Tenth Anniversary Edition) by Neil Gaiman. New York: William Morrow (2011)
Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World by John Szwed. New York: Penguin Books (2010)
America’s Hidden History: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation by Kenneth C. Davis. New York: Smithsonian (2008)
Lady Susan by Jane Austen.
Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland. New York: Touchstone (2014)
Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende. New York: Harper (2009).
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.
A Letter to my Daughter, Michele: in response to her book, Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman by Faith Ringgold. Kindle Edition (2015).
Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler. Open Road Publishing (2014).
No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan. New York: Random House (2005).
We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. New York: Vintage (2014).