A New York Times Bestseller
Indie Next Pick
Selected for 19 Best Book Lists
A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree
From the start, this extraordinary debut will grab you, haunt you, enrage and invigorate you. By placing ordinary characters in extraordinary situations, Adjei-Brenyah reveals the violence, injustice, and painful absurdities that black men and women contend with daily in this country. His stories tackle instances of racism and cultural unrest, exploring the many ways we fight for humanity in an unforgiving world. Entirely fresh in style and perspective, and sure to appeal to fans of Colson Whitehead, Marlon James, and George Saunders, Friday Black confronts readers with a complicated, insistent chorus of emotions, the final note of which, remarkably, is hope.