Noname Book Club Uplifts the Voices of People of Color

Written by Stephona Hubbard, Library Services Assistant, Sharonville Branch  

“Each One Reach One” is a mantra the Noname Book Club (NNBC) seems to take to heart. Uplifting People of Color's voices in online communities and book discussions, NNBC even includes incarcerated comrades when highlighting two books every month written by authors of color. Its reach is nationwide, and CHPL is proud to join other libraries across the country to connect with this inspirational group.  

Engage with Noname directly at, visit our website monthly for new picks, and keep an eye out for future Noname Book Club events at your local branch, brought to you by the Library's Black Exhibits & Events Committee. You also can check out the West End Branch's Coldest Book Club Ever and all the other book clubs CHPL has to offer.  

Noname Book Club


This is an April 2021 Noname Book Club pick.

This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed

This is an April 2021 Noname Book Club pick.

The Three Mothers

This is a March 2021 Noname Book Club pick.

How We Get Free

This is a March 2021 Noname Book Club pick. 

Here I Stand

This is a February 2021 Noname Book Club pick.

Claudette Colvin

This is the February 2021 teen Noname Book Club pick. 

I Can't Date Jesus

This is a January 2021 Noname Book Club pick. 

No Name in the Street

This is a January 2021 Noname Bookclub pick.

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 Past Picks

September 2020
Disability Visibility

Capitalism & Disability

August 2020

Playing in the Dark

The Vanishing Half

July 2020

Captive Genders

Are Prisons Obsolete?

June 2020

Race Music

Blood in My Eye

May 2020


April 2020

War Against All Puerto Ricans


March 2020

Love WITH Accountability

As Black as Resistance

February 2020

Sister Outsider

Magical Negro

January 2020

Sabrina & Corina

Die N***** Die!

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