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  • James Baldwin: The Last Interviewby James Baldwin; Quincy Troupe

    Melville House 2014; US$ 15.95

    Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin ?I was not born to be what someone said I was. I was not born to be defined by someone else, but by myself, and myself only.? When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe traveled to the south of France to interview James Baldwin, Baldwin?s brother David told him to... more...

  • Four Great Americans; Washington, Franklin, Webster, Lincolnby James Baldwin

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers Read HowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions... more...

  • Just Above My Headby James Baldwin

    Penguin Books Ltd 1994; Not Available

    James Baldwin first wrote about homosexuality in his famous early novel, Giovanni?s Room . Here he brings homosexuality and race together in the story of the great gospel singer Arthur Montana. Arthur was found dead in the basement of a London pub at the age of thirty-nine, yet he lies on in this memoir. Written by Hall, his brother and manager,... more...

  • If Beale Street Could Talkby James Baldwin

    Penguin Books Ltd 1994; Not Available

    We are in Harlem, the black soul of New York City, in the era of Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. The narrator of Baldwin?s novel is Tish nineteen, and pregnant. Her lover Fonny, father of her child, is in jail accused of rape. Flashbacks from their love affair are woven into the compelling struggle of two families to win justice for Fonny. To this... more...

  • Nobody Knows My Nameby James Baldwin

    Penguin Books Ltd 1991; Not Available

    Baldwin's early essays have been described as 'an unequalled meditation on what it means to be black in America' . This rich and stimulating collection contains 'Fifth Avenue, Uptown: a Letter from Harlem', polemical pieces on the tragedies inflicted by racial segregation and a poignant account of his first journey to 'the Old Country' , the southern... more...

  • The Fire Next Timeby James Baldwin

    Penguin Books Ltd 1990; Not Available

    Since it was first published, this famous study of the Black Problem in America has become a classic. Powerful, haunting and prophetic, it sounds a clarion warning to the world. more...

  • Giovanni's Roomby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00

    Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken... more...

  • Go Tell It on the Mountainby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 7.99

    ? Mountain ,? Baldwin said, ?is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else.? Go Tell It On The Mountain , first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once... more...

  • No Name in the Streetby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.95

    This stunningly personal document and extraordinary history of the turbulent sixties and early seventies displays James Baldwin's fury and despair more deeply than any of his other works.  In vivid detail he remembers the Harlem childhood that shaped his early conciousness, the later events that scored his heart with pain--the murders of Martin Luther... more...

  • If Beale Street Could Talkby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00

    Like the blues -- sweet, sad and full of truth --  this masterly work of fiction rocks us with  powerful emotions. In it are anger and pain, but above  all, love -- affirmative love of a woman for her  man, the sustaining love of a black family. Fonny, a  talented young artist, finds himself unjustly  arrested and locked in New York's infamous tombs.... more...