Who are some famous African American authors?

What is a good African American books to read?

Without further ado, check out these 30 must-read African American literature books.

  • Cane by Jean Toomer (1923) …
  • Quicksand by Nella Larsen (1928) …
  • Plum Bun by Jessie Redmon Fauset (1929) …
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (1937) …
  • Native Son by Richard Wright (1940) …
  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (1952)

Who is the #1 best-selling author?

James Patterson // An estimated 300 million

Patterson is frequently thought to be the best-selling author in the world today, and has been since 2001. He’s also credited as the first author to sell 1 million e-books, and is generally listed as the author with the most New York Times bestsellers.

What is the most read book in America?

The 100 finalists were chosen through a demographically diverse national survey of 7,200 Americans asked to name their favorite novels. The survey was done by YouGov. “Mockingbird” received 242,275 votes of nearly 4.3 million cast.

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