On January 7, 1891, Zora Neale Hurston is born in Notasulga, Alabama. She came to be well-regarded during the Harlem Rennisance but would proove to be a literary genius with growing popularity in the years beyond her death. Her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God is a common part of American high school curriculumn and was one her better known works. Its popularity though has been challeneged with Hurston’s insightful book Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo,” which wasn’t published until 2018 due to controversies surrounding the book at the time.

Book Title: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Book Author: Zora Neale Hurston

ISBN Number: 0060931418

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