Books by Zora Neale Hurston
Interviews where books by Zora Neale Hurston were recommended
An ever-growing body of authors are writing about the reality of what it means to be black in America, says Farah Jasmine Griffin, director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University. Here she recommends five works of African American literature, from greats like Zora Neale Hurston and Toni Morrison to lesser-known gems by Ann Petry.
The Marriage Portrait: A Novel
by Maggie O'Farrell & narrated by Genevieve Gaunt
by Nita Prose & narrated by Lauren Ambrose
You Don't Know Us Negroes and Other Essays
by Zora Neale Hurston and narrated by Robin Miles
Inside Voice: My Obsession with How We Sound
by Lake Bell
In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss
by Amy Bloom
Every year AudioFile magazine reviews thousands of new audiobooks and in its annual best-of-the-year lists its editors include only books that make exceptional listening. Here Robin Whitten, AudioFile’s founder and editor, picks out five outstanding audiobooks in a range of genres and explains what it is that makes them special.