Publishers Share Book Lists for Talking About Race, Diversity, and Antiracism

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In response to the renewed Black Lives Matter movement and the surge in sales of antiracism books, publishers have created a number of book lists on Edelweiss that feature the topics of diversity, race, antiracism, and more. (Note: titles may be by Black authors/illustrators and/or feature Black/African American characters or content).

Many of these lists will continue to be updated as new books are published.

As publishers return to print for out-of-stock titles, booksellers have the advantage of hand-selling (whether in-person, by phone, or by email) alternative titles to customers in search of works that have sold out. Booksellers should note that while these books are beginning to come back in stock, they should check their Ingram backorders as books may be on backorder from one warehouse but the reprints are arriving at a different warehouse; unless booksellers order from the correct warehouse, they may continue to wait. Additionally, because these books are reprints, booksellers should double-check that the list price has not changed.