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  • Father and Sonby Langston Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts ?Short Story Month? Selection   Colonel Norwood is the despotic owner of Big House Plantation, where he lives alone but for the occasional company of his black mistress, Coralee Lewis. But this summer, a new breeze is blowing in with the warm Georgia wind?his son is coming home. From the publication of his first book in 1926,... more...

  • Tambourines to Gloryby Langston Hughes

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 11.00

    Finally available in trade paperback, Langston Hughes?s breezy parable of good and evil, friendship and betrayal, is an unforgettable portrait of 1950s Harlem and two women called to the pulpit for very different reasons. For every bustling jazz joint that opened in Korean War?era Harlem, a new church seemed to spring up. Tambourines to Glory ... more...

  • The Return of Simpleby Langston Hughes

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 20.99

    Jesse B. Simple, Simple to his fans, made weekly appearances beginning in 1943 in Langston Hughes' column in the Chicago Defender. Simple may have shared his readers feelings of loss and dispossession, but he also cheered them on with his wonderful wit and passion for life. more...

  • The Dream Keeper and Other Poemsby Langston Hughes

    Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 11.99

    Illus. in black-and-white. This classic collection of poetry is available in a handsome new gift edition that includes seven additional poems written after The Dream Keeper was first published. In a larger format, featuring Brian Pinkney's scratchboard art on every spread, Hughes's inspirational message to young people is as relevant today as it... more...

  • The Panther and the Lashby Langston Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95

    I am the American heartbreak? The rock on which Freedom Stumped its toe? The great mistake That Jamestown made Long ago. ? Langston Hughes, ?American Heartbreak?   From the publication of his first book in 1926, Langston Hughes was America?s acknowledged poet of color, the first to commemorate the experience?and suffering?of African Americans in a... more...

  • Selected Poems of Langston Hughesby Langston Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues , in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America.  The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of slaves who "rushed the boots of Washington"; of musicians on Lenox Avenue; of the poor and the lovesick;... more...

  • The Ways of White Folksby Langston Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95

    In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding--sometimes humorously, more often tragically--with whites in the 1920s and '30s. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Not Without Laughterby Langston Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    A leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, poet Hughes wrote only one novel ? but it is an incredibly powerful and moving work. This 1930s coming-of-age tale, which unfolds amid an African-American family in rural Kansas, explores the dilemmas of life in a racially divided society. more...

  • The Weary Bluesby Langston Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00

    Dream Variation   To fling my arms wide In some place of the sun, To whirl and to dance Till the white day is done. Then rest at cool evening Beneath a tall tree While night comes on gently, Dark like me,? That is my dream!   To fling my arms wide In the face of the sun, Dance! whirl! whirl! Till the quick day is done. Rest at pale... more...

  • Not Without Laughterby Langston Hughes

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    A shining star of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes is one of modern literature's most revered African-American authors. Although best known for his poetry, Hughes produced in Not Without Laughter a powerful and pioneering classic novel. This stirring coming-of-age tale unfolds in 1930s rural Kansas. A poignant portrait of African-American... more...