Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African-American Scholars

The JBHE Weekly Bulletin regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections.

Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City by Carla Peterson (Yale University Press)

Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella by Neil Lanctot (Simon & Schuster)

Dirty South: OutKast, Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy, and the Southern Rappers Who Reinvented Hip Hop by Ben Westoff (Chicago Review)

In Search of Asylum: The Later Writings of Eric Walrond edited by Louis J. Parascandola and Carl A. Wade (University Press of Florida)

Letters From Black America: Intimate Portraits of the African American Experience edited by Pamela Newkirk (Random House)

More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States by Imani Perry (New York University Press)

Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon by Kathryn Lofton (University of California Press)

Public Engagement for Public Education: Joining Forces to Revitalize Democracy and Equalize Schools edited by Marion Orr and John Rogers (Stanford University Press)

Race and Antiracism in Black British and British Asian Literature by Dave Gunning (Liverpool University Press)

Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War by Dayo F. Gore (New York University Press)

The Black Professoriat: Negotiating a Habitable Space in the Academy edited by Sandra Jackson and Richard Greggory Johnson III (Peter Lang Publishing)

The Imperfect Revolution: Anthony Burns and the Landscape of Race in Antebellum America by Gordon S. Barker (Kent State University Press)

The Papers of Clarence Mitchell Jr., Volume IV: Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, 1951-1954 edited by Denton L. Watson (Ohio University Press)

Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness by Nicole R. Fleetwood (University of Chicago Press)

White Kids: Language, Race, and Styles of Youth Identity by Mary Bucholtz (Cambridge University Press)