Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
Darkly by Leila Taylor

Darkly

Best Seller
Darkly by Leila Taylor
Paperback $14.95
Nov 12, 2019 | ISBN 9781912248544

Also available from:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Nov 12, 2019 | ISBN 9781912248544

    Also available from:

  • Nov 12, 2019 | ISBN 9781912248551

    Available from:

*This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program

Product Details

Praise

“I am struck by the depth of Leila Taylor’s vision. The generosity shown in the way a history (and present) is illuminated. This book does so much beautiful work to widen the expectations and understandings of blackness, and I am immensely thankful for it.”
— Hanif Abdurraqib, author of Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest and They Can’t Kill Us Until they Kill Us

A powerful and deeply personal exploration of what it means to be an outsider within an outsider culture. Between the black aesthetic of goth culture and the Blackness of America, Leila Taylor navigates seamlessly between cultural critique, personal history, and a history of America’s troubled past in writing that is incessant, curious, and generous, and a voice that is at turns both searing and vulnerable. Powerful and strange, uncanny and unforgettable.” — Colin Dickey, author of Ghostland


Takes us on a path that connects the Middle Ages, Edgar Allen Poe, the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, Afropunk, Prince, Black Lives Matter, and Hot Topic. It’s an incredible journey…” — Baratunde Thurston


Fascinating. A revelatory exploration of blackness, goth culture and the ramifications of inherited trauma.“—Irenosen Okojie

A rare glimpse into American gothic from an African American perspective.”—Library Journal

Be the first to know!
More from Leila Taylor and book picks sent right to your inbox
More from Leila Taylor and book picks sent right to your inbox
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top