"An American Marriage," by Tayari Jones

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This title has won a solid second place in our latest selections poll! It remained the strongest runner-up the entire time the poll was up. Time to immerse ourselves in one of the most currently discussed books on shelves!

From Goodreads:

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. In this deft exploration of love, loyalty, race, justice, and both Black masculinity and Black womanhood in 21st century America, Jones achieves that most-elusive of all literary goals: the Great American Novel.