According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to the quietness of reading and listening […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Black US authors top New York Times bestseller list as protests continue

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Did a YA book buy its way to the top of the New York Times bestseller list?

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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

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Publishers Respond to Losing Some 'New York Times' Bestseller Lists

Publishers expressed dismay, confusion and surprise at the 'New York Times' decision to eliminate some bestseller lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ex-New York Times Writer Develops An App To Get Busy People Reading More

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Pastor reportedly buys his way onto New York Times bestseller list

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Octavia Butler has finally made the New York Times Best Seller list.

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The ‘New York Times’ Books Desk Will Make You Read Again

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T: The New York Times Magazine Names Editor-in-Chief | People on the Move — 04.06.17

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