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Staff Recommendations

In light of current events, the following recommendations are pieces of fiction or poetry dealing with race and culture that our Tanner Staff found meaningful.

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Beth James

Beth James, Associate Director

Books:
Everywhere You Don’t Belong, Gabriel Bump
Deacon King Kong, James McBride
Real Life, Brandon Taylor
The City We Became, N.K. Jemisin
The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett


Susan Anderson

Susan Anderson, Development Officer

Poetry Selections:
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, Langston Hughes
Annie Allen, Gwendolyn Brooks
Our Dead Behind Us, Audre Lorde
Dear John, Dear Coltrane, Michael Harper
Does Your House Have Lions?, Sonia Sanchez
Cane, Jean Toomer

Last Updated: 7/13/20