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Black Law and Order: Self-Help for the Criminal Mind

A reader of classic African-American literature is in search of more, as well as books that occasionally share the themes of television's Law & Order and Criminal Minds.

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. |

The new Jim Crow

Michelle Alexander. |

All the single ladies

Rebecca Traister. |

Many lives, many masters

Brian L. Weiss. |

The collected essays of Ralph Ellison

edited, with an introduction by John F. Callahan ; preface by Saul Bellow. |

The sellout

Paul Beatty. |


Percival Everett. |

The black Calhouns

Gail Lumet Buckley. |

Think and grow rich

Dennis Kimbro and Napoleon Hill. |

Devil in a blue dress

Walter Mosley. |

Keeping the faith

[edited by] Tavis Smiley. |

The known world

Edward P. Jones. |

Lockdown on Rikers

Mary E. Buser. |


Jean Toomer. |

Cotton comes to Harlem

Chester Himes. |