Best African American fiction 2010 / Gerald Early, series editor, Nikki Giovanni, guest editor. - New York : Ballantine Books, c2010 - xix, 313 p. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

Stories: The Ariran's last life / by Maria Eliza Hamilton Abegunde -- Three letters, one song & a refrain / by Chris Abani -- The Headstrong historian / by Chimananda Ngozi Adichie -- Bread and the land / by Jeffery Renard Allen -- Body and soul / by Wesley Brown -- Night coming / by Desiree Cooper -- Ghosts / by Edwidge Danticat -- Been meaning to say / by Amina Gautier -- The Torturer's wife / by Thomas Glave -- Prince Valiant works the black seam / by W. David Hall -- Out of body / by Glenville Lovell -- A Few good men / by David Nicholson. . Novel excerpts: Excerpt from Yellow moon / by Jewell Parker Rhodes -- Microstories / by John Edgar Wideman -- The Gangstery / by Colson Whitehead -- Excerpt from Where the line bleeds / by Jesmyn Ward -- Arrivederci, aldo / by Kim Skyes. Young adult fiction: Excerpt from Chains / by Laurie Halse Anderson -- Excerpt from Up for it: A Tale of the underground / by L.F. Haines -- Excerpt from Mary Jane / by Dorothy Sterling.

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American fiction--African American authors.
American fiction--21st century.
African Americans--Fiction.

PS647.A35 / B45 2010