Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
E. Lynn Harris
E. Lynn Harris Enlarge Photo

Photo © Matthew Jordan Smith

  • About this Author
author spotlight

E. Lynn Harris was a ten-time New York Times bestselling author. His work included the memoir What Becomes of the Brokenhearted and the novels, A Love of My Own, Just as I Am, Any Way the Wind Blows (all three of which were named Novel of the Year by the Blackboard African American Bestsellers), I Say a Little Prayer, If This World Were Mine (which won the James Baldwin Award for Literary Excellence), the classic Invisible Life, Just Too Good to Be True, and Basketball Jones. He passed away at the age of 54 in 2009.

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
Abide With Me
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 2, 2000
Price: $13.95

Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Abide With Me
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 28, 2012
Price: $9.99

Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
And This Too Shall Pass
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 17, 1997
Price: $15.00

One of America's favorite new storytellers takes readers into the locker rooms and newsrooms of Chicago as a rookie quarterback's path toward superstardom is blocked by a sexual assault charge leveled by a sportscaster with her own sights on fame. E. Lynn Harris's heartfelt narrative reveals how the love of family... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

And This Too Shall Pass
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 28, 2012
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Any Way the Wind Blows
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 9, 2002
Price: $12.95

Read more >

Any Way the Wind Blows
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $9.99

Read more >

Exam Copy
Basketball Jones

Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $14.95

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Basketball Jones

Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Best African American Fiction
2009
Edited by E. Lynn Harris and Gerald Early


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

"There hasn't been an anthology of such talented African-American literary figures since Marita Golden's Gumbo, and the result is a masterful bouquet of literary flowers, some grand, some subtle, but none shrinking."
Publishers Weekly (starred review)


Introducing the first volume in an exciting new annual anthology featuring the year’s most outstanding fiction by... Read more >

Exam Copy
Gumbo
A Celebration of African American Writing
Written by E. Lynn Harris and Marita Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 828 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 3, 2002
Price: $32.00

The 2003 Nonfiction Honor Book, presented by The Black Caucus of ALA

Not since Terry McMillan's Breaking Ice have so many African-American writers been brought together in one volume. Edited by Marita Golden and E. Lynn Harris, Gumbo brings together a broad spectrum of writers of new and previously published stories of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Gumbo
Celebration of African American Writers
Written by E. Lynn Harris and Marita Golden


Format: eBook, 740 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: January 14, 2003
Price: $24.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
I Say a Little Prayer

Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $14.95

Chauncey Greer, the suave and successful owner of the Cute Boy Greeting Card Company, never wants for the attention of guys just as hot as he is. After a couple of bad dates Chauncey finds himself in church, where the minister’s message inspires him to return to the singing career he... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

I Say a Little Prayer

Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
If This World Were Mine
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 15, 1998
Price: $14.95

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

If This World Were Mine
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 28, 2012
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Invisible Life
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 15, 1994
Price: $14.95

Read more >

Invisible Life
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 28, 2012
Price: $11.99

Read more >

Exam Copy
Just As I Am
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 15, 1995
Price: $14.95

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Just As I Am
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 28, 2012
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Just Too Good to Be True
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 30, 2009
Price: $15.00

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Just Too Good to Be True

Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 15, 2008
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
A Love of My Own

Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 24, 2003
Price: $15.00

After Zola Denise Norwood meets media mogul Davis Vincent McClinton on a New York-bound flight, he makes her a couple of offers before they even land. One is editing his hot new urban style magazine Bling Bling. The other is more personal. As Zola and Raymond Tyler, Jr, Bling Bling’s CEO... Read more >

A Love of My Own

Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 24, 2003
Price: $11.99

Read more >

Exam Copy
Not a Day Goes By
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $14.95

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Not a Day Goes By
A Novel
Written by E. Lynn Harris


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
View pages: 1 | 2
Page 1 of 2