Books

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Review: Amanda Gorman's 'Call Us What We Carry' is a subtly Black Catholic masterpiece

Amanda Gorman's latest book of poetry has topped charts and wowed readers since its release in early December. Gunnar Gundersen digs deep in his review.

Amanda Gorman tops NYT Bestseller list yet again with 'Call Us What We Carry'

The star Black Catholic poet is making headlines once again, topping the nation's premier bestseller chart for the third time this year.

Reflection: "We are beloved"—an oft-needed reminder from Servant of God Thea Bowman

Karianna Frey, a Black Catholic author with family connections to a saintly Black nun, reflects on her witness and the new devotional she wrote in her honor.

Jalissa Pollard's new children's book, on the prophet Daniel, out Friday

A new series of children's Bible stories from the Old Testament features a Black Catholic author in its book release later this week.

Reflection: Too few people recognize the contributions of Black Catholics—from Toni Morrison to Homer Plessy

Nadra Nittle is a Protestant concerned with the neglect of Black people in Catholic histories. Read why she wrote a new book on Toni Morrison.

Reflection: Why I wrote a new book about Catholic anti-racism

Dr. Ansel Augustine reflects on his upcoming book tackling "America's Original Sin" and its effect on youth ministry in the modern age.

A Black Catholic literary classic has become a flashpoint in Virginia's governor race. But why?

Toni Morrison, who died in 2019, is best known for her novel "Beloved", released in 1987. Today, the best-selling work is under attack in Old Dominion.
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