The AFROTOPIA Book Club meets monthly to discuss Afrofuturist books and the books that influence Afrofuturists. Below is a list of books we've read and the books the club will be reading. 


January: Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler

February: Inherit the Crown by Jayde Brooks

March: American Desert by Percival Everett

May: The Fifth Season by NK Jemison

June: See You in the Cosmos

July/August: The Assimilated Cuban's Guide to Quantum Santeria

December: The Mayonnaise Murders by Keith Owens (Detroit author)


January: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

February: The Brother's Jetstream by Zig Zag Claibourne (Detroit author)

May/April: Ancient, Ancient by Kiini Ibura Salaam

Summer: Saga (all available volumes) by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples

November: Impure by Leah Vernon (Detroit author)

December: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler


February: Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture by Ytasha Womack

March: The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead

April: Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson 

Summer: Dhalgren by Samuel Delany