Monday, January 19, 2015

Harlem Renaissance Reading Challenge 2015

2015 Harlem Renaissance Reading Challenge

I'm so happy that The Dusky Literati is hosting this great challenge again this year. Last year I joined at the lowest level, but this year I am going to aim higher and sign up for the Garveyite level of 6 - 10 books. I want to read more books by Langston Hughes, among other authors that I looked into last year but ran out of time with too many other challenges. This challenge does involve books that aren't  currently on my TBR pile, but that's OK; I am feeling good about my reading so far this year and I am just going to make more time for this.

Please leave any book recommendations in the comments!

1. The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man - James Weldon Johnson
2. The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen
3. The Ways of White Folks - Langston Hughes
4. Native Son - Richard Wright
5. Black No More - George Schuyler
6. Infants of the Spring - Wallace Thurman


  1. Anja, thanks for signing up again this year. I'm going to go back re-read a lot of my James Baldwin. You may also want to check out the works of Nella Larsen -- I'm going to be reading a bio within the next few weeks.

  2. Thanks for the recommendations, I will add them to my list! I want to branch out a bit this year, and explore more new-to-me writers and this will help!