Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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The Black Box: Writing the Race was the most recently released book by Henry Louis Gates Jr., on March 19th, 2024.

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. Stats: The highest rated book by Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Book Notification is Stony the Road, a Non-Fiction book.

The most read book by Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Book Notification is 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro, a Non-Fiction book. The second most read book is Stony the Road, a Non-Fiction book.

Below is a complete list of Henry Louis Gates Jr. books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the "Racial" Self
1987
2
Loose Canons: Notes on the Culture Wars
1992
3
Colored People: A Memoir
1994
4
Identities (With: Kwame Anthony Appiah)
Identities (With: Kwame Anthony Appiah)
1996
5
Pioneers of the Black Atlantic
1998
6
The African-American Century
2000
7
The Trials of Phillis Wheatley
2003
8
In Search Of Hannah Crafts
2003
9
America Behind The Color Line: Dialogues with African Americans
2004
10
Finding Oprah's Roots: Finding Your Own
2007
11
In Search of Our Roots
2008
12
Faces of America: How 12 Extraordinary People Discovered their Pasts
2010
13
Tradition and the Black Atlantic
2010
14
Black in Latin America
2011
15
Life Upon These Shores
2011
16
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
2013
17
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro
2014
18
And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK
2015
19
Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series
2016
20
Dark Sky Rising (With: Tonya Bolden)
2019
21
8
Stony the Road
2019
22
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
2021
23
Who’s Black and Why?
2022
24
The Black Box: Writing the Race
2024

List of Contemporary Literature and the Life of Faith Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1 (By: Flannery O'Connor, Raymond Carver, Alice Walker, Garrison Keillor, Annie Dillard, Richard Rodríguez, Patricia Hampl, Peter Hawkins, Frederick Buechner, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
1994
2
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (With: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Gail Godwin, Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (With: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Gail Godwin, Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
1996
3
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (By: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (By: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
2000
4
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
2002
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List of Henry Louis Gates Jr. Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir
1987
2
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1
1994
3
Listening for God, Vol. 2
1996
4
Our Mothers' Spirits: Great Writers on the Death of Mothers and the Grief of Men
1997
5
Let Nobody Turn Us Around
1999
6
Listening for God, Vol. 3
2000
7
Life Stories
2000
8
The Harvard Guide to African-American History
2001
9
Listening For God, Vol. 4
2002
10
Jubilee
2003
11
The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream
2021
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Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Biography

Henry Louis Gates Jr. was born on September 16th, 1950 and is currently 73 years old. Henry Louis Gates Jr. was born in Keyser, WV.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 24 books available. The first was released in 1987 with the book Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the "Racial" Self. The most recently released book was The Black Box: Writing the Race which was released in 2024. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Henry at this time.

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Henry Louis Gates Jr.: F.A.Q

When was Henry Louis Gates Jr. Born? How old is Henry Louis Gates Jr.?

Henry Louis Gates Jr. was born on September 16th, 1950. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is currently 73 years old.

Where was Henry Louis Gates Jr. Born?

Henry Louis Gates Jr. was born in Keyser, WV.

What was the first book Henry Louis Gates Jr. wrote?

The first novel written by Henry Louis Gates Jr. was Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the "Racial" Self, published in 1987.

What was the most recent book Henry Louis Gates Jr. wrote?

His most recently released work was The Black Box: Writing the Race on March 19th, 2024.

Will there be any more books by Henry Louis Gates Jr.?

Henry Louis Gates Jr. does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Henry Louis Gates Jr. written?

Henry Louis Gates Jr. has written 24 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 24 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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