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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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Why Black People Tend to Shout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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The Red and the Black is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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Black House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Peter Straub, Stephen King
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The Witch of Blackbird Pond is listed (or ranked) 4 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) 5 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) 6 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Nathan Rosenberg
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The Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
James Ellroy
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Black Women in White America is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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White Witch, Black Curse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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Black Coffee: A Hercule Poirot... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Charles Osborne, Agatha Christie
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The Black Cauldron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Lloyd Alexander
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Black Mamba Boy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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Black Beauty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Anna Sewell
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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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Black Sailor, White Navy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
John Darrell Sherwood
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Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Mark Bowden
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Little black dress is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Loren D. Estleman
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Black mirror is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Nancy Werlin
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Black Boy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Richard Wright
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Blue Days, Black Nights: A Mem... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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The black ship is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Dudley Pope
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The Black Book is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Ian Rankin
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Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
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The Black Poets is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Good Books With Black in the Title
Dudley Randall