Morrison, Toni. Beloved. NY: Knopf, 1987
PS3563.O8749 B4 1987
(The Grinnell College Book Review also recommends the 1998 movie: Listening Room B4125 )
Ramsey, Guthrie P. Race Music: Black Cultures from Bebop to Hip-Hop. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.
ML3556 .R32 2003
Cleland, John. Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure. Dell, 1982.
PR3348.C65 M45 1982
(this edition of this famous 18th century novel comes with an introduction "for modern readers"!)