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Chris Schluep, an Amazon Books editor, put together this list of ten fiction titles to commemorate black authors. Later this month, we'll be sharing a list of ten great non-fiction titles that honor black authors.

As Ralph Ellison wrote in Invisible Man, "The world is a possibility, only if you discover it." The titles below make for excellent companions on your own path of discovery.