I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO: A COMPANION EDITION TO THE DOCUMENTARY FILM DIRECTED BY RAOUL PECK
In his final years, Baldwin envisioned a book about his three assassinated friends, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King. His deeply personal notes for the project had never been published before acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined Baldwin’s oeuvre to...
If Beale Street Could Talk
In this honest and stunning novel that inspired the award-winning major motion picture of the same name, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice."A major work of Black American fiction." –The New...
JAMES BALDWIN: COLLECTED ESSAYS
James Baldwin was a uniquely prophetic voice in American letters. His brilliant and provocative essays made him the literary voice of the Civil Rights Era, and they continue to speak with powerful urgency to us today, whether in the swirling debate...
JAMES BALDWIN: THE LAST INTERVIEW AND OTHER CONVERSATIONS
“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...
THE AMEN CORNER: A PLAY
In his first work for the theater, James Baldwin brought all the fervor and majestic rhetoric of the storefront churches of his childhood along with an unwavering awareness of the price those churches exacted from their worshipers. For years Sister Margaret...
THE BEST SHORT STORIES BY BLACK WRITERS: 1899 - 1967
Originally published in 1967, The Best Short Stories by Black Writers offers a timeless and unforgettable portrait of the tragedy, comedy, triumph, and suffering that were part of African American life from 1899 to 1967. Product details Publisher : Back Bay Books (February...
THE EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN: REISSUED EDITION (ANNIVERSARY)
One of America's most important writers takes on the arrest of Wayne Bertram Williams for the murder of twenty-eight black children in Atlanta to offer this searing indictment of the nation's racial stagnation. This edition of James Baldwin's classic work...
THE FIRE NEXT TIME (VINTAGE ED.)
A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation, gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement—and still lights the way to understanding race in America today. "Basically the finest essay I’ve ever read. . ....