Summary: The Black Notebooks is one of the most extraordinary and courageous accounts of race in this country, seen through the eyes of a light-skinned black woman and a respected American poet. It challenges all our preconceived notions of what it means to be black or white, and what it means to be human. The Black Notebooks was the recipient of the Anisfield-Wolfe Award and the 1998 Caucus of the American Library Association Award and chosen as a New York Times Notable B ...show moreook of the Year.
Excerpted in the Washington Post, Chronicle of Higher Education, and Pitt Magazine.
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