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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

All Stories Are True: History, Myth, and Trauma in the Work of John Edgar Wideman by Tracie Church Guzzio (University Press of Mississippi)

Arsnick: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas edited by Jennifer Jensen Wallach and John A. Kirk (University of Arkansas Press)

Bodies, Politics, and African Healing: The Matter of Maladies in Tanzania by Stacey A. Langwick (Indiana University Press)

Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era edited by Clarence Taylor (Fordham University Press)

Herstories: Leading with the Lessons of the Lives of Black Women Activists by Judy A. Alston and Patrice A. McClellan (Peter Lang Publishing)

Hirelings: African-American Workers and Free Labor in Early Maryland by Jennifer Hull Dorsey (Cornell University Press)

Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present by Robin R. Means Coleman (Routledge)

I’m Feeling the Blues Right Now: Blues Tourism and the Mississippi Delta by Stephen A. King (University Press of Mississippi)

John Bachman: Selected Writings on Science, Race, and Religion edited by Gene Waddell (University of Georgia Press)

Marion D. Cuyjet and Her Judimar School of Dance: Training Ballerinas in Black Philadelphia 1948-1971 by Melanye White Dixon (Edwin Mellen Press)

Moving Beyond Borders: A History of Black Canadian and Caribbean Women in the Diaspora by Karen Flynn (University of Toronto Press)

Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Interactions, Identities, and Images edited by Ana Lucia Araujo (Cambria Press)

The Black Imagination: Science Fiction, Futurism, and the Speculative edited by Sandra Jackson and Julie E. Moody-Freeman (Peter Lang Publishing)

The Muse is Music: Jazz Poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to Spoken Word by Meta DuEwa Jones (University of Illinois Press)

The Nature of Race: How Scientists Think and Teach about Human Difference by Ann Morning (University of California Press)

The Problem of the Color(blind): Racial Transgression and the Politics of Black Performance by Brandi Wilkins Catanese (University of Michigan Press)