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  • The Fire Next Time
    The Fire Next Time (Paperback) James Baldwin

    Sounds a clarion warning to the world.

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  • Giovanni's Room
    Giovanni's Room (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    When David meets the sensual Giovanni in a bohemian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But his girlfriend's return to Paris destroys everything. Unable to admit to the truth, David pretends the liaison never happened - while Giovanni's life descends into tragedy. This book introduces love's fascinating possibilities and extremities.

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  • Giovanni's Room
    Giovanni's Room (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, this title presents a story of a fated love triangle that explores the conflicts between desire, conventional morality and sexual identity.

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  • Notes of a Native Son
    Notes of a Native Son (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    A new edition of the book many have called James Baldwin's most influential work...

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  • Another Country
    Another Country (Paperback) James Baldwin

    After Rufus Scott, an embittered and unemployed black jazz-musician commits suicide, his sister Ida and old friend Vivaldo become lovers. Yet their feelings for each other are complicated by Rufus's friends, especially the homosexual actor Eric Jones who has been Vivaldo's lover.

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  • Nothing Personal
    Nothing Personal (English, Paperback) Richard Avedon, James Baldwin

    This meticulous reprint of Richard Avedon and James Baldwin's searing monograph, Nothing Personal, explores the contradictions at the heart of American experience, juxtaposing subjects from Marilyn Monroe and Allen Ginsberg to mental asylum patients and the American Nazi party.

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  • Giovanni's Room
    Giovanni's Room (Hardback) James Baldwin

    David has just proposed marriage to his American girlfriend, but while she is away on a trip he becomes involved in a doomed affair with a bartender named Giovanni. This title is set in the Paris of the 1950s, where a young American expatriate finds himself caught between his repressed desires and conventional morality.

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  • Go Tell it on the Mountain
    Go Tell it on the Mountain (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    Presents a semi-autobiographical exploration of the troubled life of the Grimes family in Harlem during the Depression.

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  • James Baldwin: Collected Essays
    James Baldwin: Collected Essays (English, Hardback) James Baldwin

    "Collected Essays" is the most comprehensive gathering of Baldwin's nonfiction ever published. The collection confirms his as a uniquely prophetic voice in American letters. Included are such famous essays as "The Harlem Ghetto", "Everybody's Protest Novel", Many Thousands Gone", and "Stranger in the Village".

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  • The Fire Next Time
    The Fire Next Time (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    The powerful evocation of a childhood in Harlem that helped to galvanize the early days of the civil rights movement examines the deep consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic

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  • James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories
    James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories (English, Hardback) James Baldwin

    Here, in a Library of America volume edited by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, is the fiction that established James Baldwin's reputation as a writer who fused unblinking realism and rare verbal eloquence. His first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953), tells the story, rooted in Baldwin's own experience, of a preacher's son coming of age in 1930's Harlem. Ten years in the writing, its...

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  • Fifty Famous Stories Retold
    Fifty Famous Stories Retold (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    This timeless collection of short stories encompasses a vast history of famous literary heroes and their romantic tales of bravery, perseverance and compassion. Beginning with Socrates and the ancient Greeks, James Baldwin narrates the stories of larger-than-life figures like Leonidas and the Brave Three Hundred, Napoleon Bonaparte, Robin Hood, Sir Walter Raleigh, and George Washington. These...

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  • No Name in the Street
    No Name in the Street (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    The famed author of If Beale Street Could Talk reveals his personal response to American racism and offers a new statement on the present racial crises in Africa and the United States, in a candid, insightful portrait of his own life, set against the turbulent backdrop of the 1960s and early 1970s. Reprint.

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  • James Baldwin: The Last Interview
    James Baldwin: The Last Interview (English, Paperback) James Baldwin, Quincy Troupe

    '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.' James Baldwin lived by that creed. When, in the fall of 1987, the poet Quincy Troupe travelled to the south of France to interview a critically ill James Baldwin, they knew it was his last chance to speak at length about his life and work. The result is one of the most...

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  • Go Tell It on the Mountain
    Go Tell It on the Mountain (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    "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 unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a...

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  • The Cross of Redemption
    The Cross of Redemption (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    A treasury of essays, articles and reviews by the late author of Giovanni's Room includes pieces that explore such topics as religious fundamentalism, Russian literature and the possibility of an African-American president.

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  • Robinson Crusoe
    Robinson Crusoe (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    IN the year 1719 an Englishman whose name was Daniel Defoe wrote a very long story, which he called "The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe." His story was not designed for children, and therefore it contained a great deal of hard reading. There was much in it, however, that was interesting to young people, and from that day to this, the marvelous tale of Robinson Crusoe has been a...

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  • Going to Meet the Man: Virtage International Edition
    Going to Meet the Man: Virtage International Edition (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    "There's no way not to suffer. But you try all kinds of ways to keep from drowning in it." The men and women in these eight short fictions grasp this truth on an elemental level, and their stories, as told by James Baldwin, detail the ingenious and often desperate ways in which they try to keep their head above water. It may be the heroin that a down-and-out jazz pianist uses to face the terror of...

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  • Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems
    Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited edition...

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  • If Beale Street Could Talk
    If Beale Street Could Talk (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    When a pregnant Tish's boyfriend Fonny, a sculptor, is wrongfully jailed for the rape of a Puerto Rican woman, their families unite to prove the charge false. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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