Coffee Table Books by Black Authors

Are you looking for a way to elevate your living space? Coffee table books add color, texture, and layering to a table or corner while showcasing your unique interests.

Check out these coffee table books by black authors.

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“The Justice of Cakes” by Chef Maya-Camille Broussard

In pies Justice, Chef Maya-Camille Broussard shares more than 85 recipes for sweet and savory pies and other delicious creations that put her social mission-based bakery on the map.

“Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style” by Shantrelle P. Lewis

Described as “high-style rebels” by author Shantrelle P. Lewis, black men with a penchant for color and refined fashion, both new and old, have gained popular attention in recent years, influencing mainstream fashion. .

“AphroChic: Celebrating the Legacy of the African American Family Home” by Jeanine Hays and Bryan Hays

A powerful and visually stunning celebration of African American homeownership, featuring inspiring homes and family stories from prominent African Americans.

“The Modern Black Alphabet” by Arial Robinson

The Modern Day Black Alphabet is a children’s picture book by Arial Robinson. This book started as a simple series of photos to keep Arial busy while he was in quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has now become a complete book.

In this powerful and deeply felt tribute to black culinary ingenuity, Bryant Terry captures the broad and divergent voices of the African diaspora through the prism of food. Includes contributions from more than 100 black cultural luminaries from around the world.

“Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion” by Marcellas Reynolds

To date, there has never been a book dedicated solely to the best black models. supreme models fills that void, paying homage to black models past and present.

“BLACK FUTURES” By kimberly drew Y Jenna Wortham

A collection of works—images, photos, essays, memes, dialogue, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more—to tell the story of the radical, imaginative, provocative, and beautiful world Black creators are creating today.

“Black is Beautiful” by Kwame Brathwaite

In the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, Kwame Brathwaite used his photography to popularize the political catchphrase “Black Is Beautiful.” The first devoted to Brathwaite’s remarkable career, this monograph tells the story of a key but under-recognized figure of the second Harlem Renaissance.

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