Books by Shane White

Originally from the Adirondack region of Upstate New York, Shane learned that laughter was the best medicine to endure the long harsh winters. Humor still keeps him warm at night, but art has always been the fuel for his fire. He set to drawing at an earl


NORTH COUNTRY by Shane White
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"A dark, foreboding narrative whose style pays tribute to Robert McCloskey and 1950s Superman comics."
White combines memoir with a graphic-novel format in the story of a painful childhood. Read full book review >
STORIES OF FREEDOM IN BLACK NEW YORK by Shane White
HISTORY
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Superb, well-researched history, brilliantly alive."
A dazzling history of the first African-American theater company in New York, focusing on principal actor James Hewlett. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: March 1, 1998

Two Australian historians (brothers, incidentally) from the University of Sydney examine the ways in which black style has been interpreted and the political and social implications it has carried from slavery to WW II. African-American history has been written on the black body in a variety of ways, many of them cruel and inhuman. Read full book review >