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50+ Good Books With Black in the Title 

Ranker Books
May 2, 2017 373 votes 61 voters 4.6k views

It turns out that books with black in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 50+ good books with black in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles are books about blacks, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word black in the title.

Books with black in the title include Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, Black Boy by Richard Wright, and The Red and the Black by Stendhal. If you have a favorite black book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has black in the name, it belongs on this list.
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The Witch of Blackbird P... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Elizabeth George Speare
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Black Like Me is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
John Howard Griffin
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Black Beauty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Anna Sewell
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The Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
James Ellroy
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Inside the black box is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Nathan Rosenberg
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Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Mark Bowden
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The Black Cauldron is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Lloyd Alexander
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The Red and the Black is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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Black Mamba Boy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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Little black dress is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Loren D. Estleman
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Black mirror is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Nancy Werlin
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Black Boy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Richard Wright
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Black Sailor, White Navy... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
John Darrell Sherwood
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Black Water is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Joyce Carol Oates
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Batman: The Black Mirror... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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Blue Days, Black Nights:... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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The black ship is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Dudley Pope
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The Black Book is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Ian Rankin
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Black Hornet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
James Sallis
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The Black Leather Jacket... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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The Black Swan: The Impa... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
August Wilson
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On the Black Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Bruce Chatwin
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Why Black People Tend to... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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Black & Blue is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Ian Rankin