Graceland is a cultural novel written by Chris Abani and published on January 26, 2005. Chris Abani is a Nigerian American writer. Most of his work is known for addressing political and cultural issues in his home country, Nigeria. He got...

Published in 1894, Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book is a collection of short stories and poems. It is one of the best-known and beloved works of children’s literature; however, Kipling’s complex views on colonialism and race justifiably factor...

"In Memory of Radio" was published as a part of Baraka's first poetry anthology, Preface to a Twenty-Volume Suicide Note (1961) under the name LeRoi Jones. This was published before Baraka became a radical black nationalist and changed his name....

Brown Girl Dreaming is an autobiography in verse written by Jacqueline Woodson, an African-American writer who grew up between Ohio, South Carolina, and New York in the 1960's and 1970's.

Brown Girl Dreaming was published in 2014 and was...

It's Raining in Mango was written by Australian author Thea Astley. The book is a sort of a fictional autobiography, with aspects of Thea's own life thrown into the book but in a fictional context. The book explores many parts of Australian...

Does the world really need another super hero? The answer, of course, is yes, especially when it's Coates' Black Panther. Coates is a critically acclaimed author and the creator of "Between The World And Me" so when Marvel Comics announced that he...

Tim Butcher, a journalist with the "Daily Telegraph", one of Britain's most-read newspapers, wanted to draw the world's attention to the bloodiest war in the world. It was 2002, and in the Congo, deep in the heart of Africa, one thousand people...

The Year of Magical Thinking is a memoir written by the American writer Joan Didion. Most known for her literary journalism, Didion began writing The Year of Magical Thinking as a personal account of her grief not long after the death of her...

Anna In The Tropica is a play by Nilo Cruz. It is set in 1929 Ybor City, an area of Tampa, Florida, that is heavily Cuban. It is also the center of the cigar industry, heavily steeped in Cuban tradition. Another tradition that the Cubans brought...

Nada is a classic Spanish literature novel written by Carmen Laforet. Laforet is a Spanish author known for her literary works depicting life during and after the Spanish Civil War. The novel was published in 1945.The narrative is set in the...

Chilean novelist Isabel Allende’s Eva Luna was published in its original Spanish in 1985 with the first translation into English appearing three years later. A quote from the tales of the Arabian Nights prefacing the story indicates that the title...

Yellow Woman is a 1993 book by Leslie Marmon Silko inspired by traditional Native American tales. It was published by the Rutgers University Press and praised for its psychological exploration of a single woman.

Yellow Woman tells the story of...

"An Agony. As Now" was published in 1964 as a part of The Dead Lecturer: Poems, Baraka's second collection of poems. Though this was close to the date when Baraka became radicalized and left his family in Greenwich Village to pursue activism in...