Tananarive Priscilla Due is an American author and educator. She is best known as a film historian with expertise in Black horror.
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An expectant mother runs away from a strict religious community to give birth to twins in the woods. However, she becomes a hunted woman and has to unleash inhumane brutality to protect herself and her family. To understand her transformation, she must confront her past and uncover the violent history of America.
There are books you read & books you tumble into. Rivers Solomon’s SORROWLAND grabbed me from the first sentence, both because of the writing’s lyricism & the story’s horror. And the audiobook is EXCELLENT. If I lose my place, I’m happy to hear passages again. @cyborgyndroid – source
"The Good House" is a bone-chilling thriller that delves into the supernatural powers of an African American woman and the secrets hidden within the walls of her beloved home. After a tragic event occurs, Angela Toussaint returns to her hometown to uncover the truth behind her son's death and the unexplainable phenomena plaguing Sacajawea. Prepare to be engrossed in a story of family history, curses, and the terrifying consequences of divine power.
@RamiUngarWriter Enjoy! That's a FANTASTIC audio book! @rmilesvox is unforgettable as the narrator. – source
Explore the history of black representation in horror cinema with this thought-provoking and comprehensive book. From Hollywood blockbusters to underground art-house films, Horror Noire traces notable characterizations of blackness in the genre from the 1890s to the present. Author Robin R. Means Coleman examines black participation on and off screen, arguing that horror offers a space to challenge negative racial stereotypes and portray diversity within blackness itself. With a focus on unpacking the genre's racialized imagery, Horror Noire is a unique social history of blacks in America through the lens of horror cinema.
THIS BOOK IS SO AMAZING – source
This science fiction novel explores themes of oppression, racism, and rebellion aboard a space vessel that mirrors the injustices of the antebellum South. The story follows Aster, a dark-skinned sharecropper accused of being a monster, as she uncovers the truth about her mother's suicide and embarks on a journey to challenge the ship's harsh leaders and fight for freedom.
An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon is AMAZING. A great read whether you like science fiction or not. But if you do...WOW. – source