Books by Saidiya Hartman

Saidiya Hartman is the author of Scenes of Subjection. She teaches at the University of California in Berkeley. She lives in northern California.


Released: Feb. 19, 2019

"Lucid and original—of considerable interest to students of the African-American diaspora and American social and cultural history."
A provocative study of urban African-American women a century and more ago. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"A provocative work, tinged with sadness and anger."
Somber meditation by a descendant of slaves who journeyed to Africa to understand her past. Read full book review >