Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was an American writer best known for her novels and short stories. She was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

Books by Zora Neale Hurston

Interviews where books by Zora Neale Hurston were recommended

The Best African American Literature, recommended by Farah Jasmine Griffin

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.

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