25 Books By Black Authors From 2015 You Need To Read. Ordinary Light is Smith’s memoir. It’s the story of her as a young woman struggling to form “her own understanding of belief, loss, history, and what it means to be black in America.”
Cigar factories in Puerto Rico! The streets of East L.A.! Love and loss in Washington Heights! In time for Hispanic Heritage Month, a non-exhaustive list of Latino authors writing in English in the United States.