Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones is an American author known for her novels that explore themes of family, identity, and social issues. She is best known for her book 'An American Marriage,' which won the Women's Prize for Fiction in 2019.

Books

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  1. 1. An American Marriage

    The book is a profound exploration of love, loyalty, and justice, centered on a young African American couple whose lives are shattered when the husband is wrongfully convicted of a crime he didn't commit. The narrative delves into the emotional turmoil that ensues, as the wife struggles with her obligations to her husband and her own desires for happiness. Through a series of letters exchanged between the couple during the husband's incarceration, and the perspectives of those entangled in their plight, the story examines the complexities of marriage, the impact of racial injustice on personal relationships, and the resilience required to overcome profound adversity.

    The 4148th Greatest Book of All Time