Books Similar to Behold the Dreamers: A Novel

Are you interested in finding books similar to Behold the Dreamers: A Novel by Imbolo Mbue? Behold the Dreamers: A Novel can best be described as follows: A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dreamthe unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economyJende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers..

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Books Similar to Behold the Dreamers: A Novel

1. The Underground Railroad (Oprah’s Book Club): A Novel by author Colson Whitehead.
Description: The Newest Oprah Book Club 2016 Selection#1 New York Times Bestseller From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave’s adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhoodwhere even greater pain awaits.

2. Homegoing: A novel by author Yaa Gyasi.
Description: Homegoingis an inspiration. Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of two half-sisters, separated by forces beyond their control: one sold into slavery, the other married to a British slaver.

3. Another Brooklyn: A Novel by author Jacqueline Woodson.
Description: New Yorks Times Bestseller The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Awardwinning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years.Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everythinguntil it wasnt.

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