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Books I've Read Written by 'Authors of Colour'

It's sometimes easy to overlook how much great writing doesn't come from the white western canon - here are some I've read and enjoyed
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1Q84 (Haruki Murakami)
1Q84 (Haruki Murakami)
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Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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An American Marriage (Tayari Jones)
An American Marriage (Tayari Jones)
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An Artist of the Floating World (Kazuo Ishiguro)
An Artist of the Floating World (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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And the Mountains Echoed (Khaled Hosseini)
And the Mountains Echoed (Khaled Hosseini)
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Anil's Ghost
Anil's Ghost
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Anita and Me (Meera Syal)
Anita and Me (Meera Syal)
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Another Country (James Baldwin)
Another Country (James Baldwin)
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Anthills of the Savannah (Chinua Achebe)
Anthills of the Savannah (Chinua Achebe)
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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
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Arrow of God (Nigeria)
Arrow of God (Nigeria)
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Ayoade on Ayoade (Richard Ayoade)
Ayoade on Ayoade (Richard Ayoade)
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Ayoade on Top (Richard Ayoade)
Ayoade on Top (Richard Ayoade)
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Behold the Dreamers (Imbolo Mbue)
Behold the Dreamers (Imbolo Mbue)
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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Black and British: A Forgotten History (David Olusoga)
Black and British: A Forgotten History (David Olusoga)
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The Bluest Eye (Toni Morrison)
The Bluest Eye (Toni Morrison)
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The Bonesetter's Daughter (Amy Tan)
The Bonesetter's Daughter (Amy Tan)
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The Book of Negroes (Lawrence Hill)
The Book of Negroes (Lawrence Hill)
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Born a Crime (Trevor Noah)
Born a Crime (Trevor Noah)
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Brick Lane (Monica Ali)
Brick Lane (Monica Ali)
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A Brief History of Seven Killings (Marlon James)
A Brief History of Seven Killings (Marlon James)
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Junot Díaz)
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Junot Díaz)
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The Buddha of Suburbia
The Buddha of Suburbia
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The Buried Giant (Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Buried Giant (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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Cane (Jean Toomer)
Cane (Jean Toomer)
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Children of Blood and Bone (Tomi Adyemi)
Children of Blood and Bone (Tomi Adyemi)
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The Colour Purple - Alice Walker
The Colour Purple - Alice Walker
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Coram Boy (Jamila Gavin)
Coram Boy (Jamila Gavin)
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The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo
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Crazy Rich Asians (Kevin Kwan)
Crazy Rich Asians (Kevin Kwan)
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Dear Ijeawale (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Dear Ijeawale (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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Dreams From My Father (Barack Obama)
Dreams From My Father (Barack Obama)
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Empress Orchid (Anchee Min)
Empress Orchid (Anchee Min)
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The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
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Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows (Balli Kaur Jaswal)
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows (Balli Kaur Jaswal)
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Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)
Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)
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Exit West (Mohsin Hamid)
Exit West (Mohsin Hamid)
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Falling Leaves (Adeline Yen Mah)
Falling Leaves (Adeline Yen Mah)
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Family Matters (Rohinton Mistry)
Family Matters (Rohinton Mistry)
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