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Books 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title  

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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 Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
James Ellroy

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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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Inside the black box is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Nathan Rosenberg

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Black Mamba Boy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Mark Bowden

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Elizabeth George Speare

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5 0
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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6 1
Blue Days, Black Nights: A Mem... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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6 1
Black Beauty is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Anna Sewell

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6 1
Black Sailor, White Navy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
John Darrell Sherwood

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7 2
Black Boy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Richard Wright

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7 2
Black mirror is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Nancy Werlin

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7 2
Little black dress is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Loren D. Estleman

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6 2
The Black Book is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Ian Rankin

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6 2
The black ship is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Dudley Pope

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4 0
Black Water is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Joyce Carol Oates

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4 0
Why Black People Tend to Shout is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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Batman: The Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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Black House is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Peter Straub, Stephen King

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4 0
The Red and the Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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5 2
Black Hornet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
James Sallis

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5 2
The Black Leather Jacket is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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5 2
The Black Swan: The Impact of ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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5 2
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
August Wilson

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5 2
On the Black Hill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Bruce Chatwin

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4 1
Black & Blue is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Ian Rankin

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4 1
Black Sunday is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Thomas Harris

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3 0
Black Women in White America is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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The Color of Water: A Black Ma... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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White Witch, Black Curse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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Black Coffee: A Hercule Poirot... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Charles Osborne, Agatha Christie

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The assassination of the Black... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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4 2
The Souls of Black Folk is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
W.E.B. Du Bois

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4 2
The Black Prince is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Iris Murdoch

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4 2
The Story of Little Black Samb... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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4 2
Mountain of Black Glass is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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Black Hills/White Justice is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Edward Lazarus

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2 0
Black Wine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Candas Jane Dorsey

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2 0
Black is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Ted Dekker

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2 0
Black demographic data, 1790-1... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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2 0
Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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2 0
The Black Poets is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Dudley Randall

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2 0
The Black Ice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Michael Connelly

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2 0
The Black Arrow: A Tale of the... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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5 4
Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

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3 2
Freedom In This Village: Twent... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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3 2
Black Radical is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Nelson Peery

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3 2
How capitalism underdeveloped ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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3 2
Eight Men Out: The Black Sox a... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title

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Black Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Donald Goines