Books by Asha Bandele

WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST by Patrisse Khan-Cullors
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"Not without flaws but an important account of coming of age (and rage) within today's explosive racial dynamic."
A founder of Black Lives Matter chronicles growing up sensitive and black in a country militarized against her community. Read full book review >
DAUGHTER by Asha Bandele
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Though the end dips into the maudlin, first-novelist bandele delivers an eloquent message about the tragedy of dreams—and life—deferred."
A potent mix of familial strife and racial injustice in Brooklyn, by Essence editor, poet, and memoirist bandele (The Prisoner's Wife, 1999). Read full book review >
THE PRISONER'S WIFE by Asha Bandele
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 4, 1999

"Mesmerizing and disconcerting, offering insights into why caged birds sing."
A haunting, intensely emotional memoir of the middle-class author's relationship with a man jailed for murder. Read full book review >