Books by Tayari Jones and Complete Book Reviews

Tayari Jones. Algonquin, $26.95 (320p) ISBN 978-1-61620-134-0
Jones (Silver Sparrow) lays bare the devastating effects of wrongful imprisonment in this piercing tale of an unspooling marriage. Roy, an ambitious corporate executive, and Celestial, a talented artist and the daughter of a self-made millionaire,...
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Tayari Jones, Algonquin, $19.95 (352p) ISBN 978-1-56512-990-0
A coming-of-age story of sorts, Jones's melodramatic latest (after The Untelling) chronicles the not-quite-parallel lives of Dana Lynn Yarboro and Bunny Chaurisse Witherspoon in 1980s Atlanta. Both girls—born four months apart—are the daughters of...
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Tayari Jones, Author . Warner $24.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-446-53246-4
The legacy of a fatal accident haunts surviving family members in Jones's deep-felt second novel (after Leaving Atlanta ). As a young girl, native Atlantan Aria Jackson lost her father and baby sister in a car accident; her inability to comfort...
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Tayari Jones, Author . Warner $23.95 (272p) ISBN 978-0-446-52830-6
Based on the Atlanta child murders of 1979–1980, this wrenching debut novel is told from the perspective of three Atlanta fifth-graders living in the midst of the crisis. Tasha is a sweet, conflicted middle-class girl navigating the harsh...
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