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The Fire Next Time (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and...
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Categories: History; Literary Fiction; Memoirs; Social Sciences
Giovanni's Room (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
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...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Classic Fiction; LGBT Fiction; Literary Fiction
Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International)
by 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...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Another Country (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at the most...
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Categories: Classic Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Nobody Knows My Name (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
Told with Baldwin's characteristically unflinching honesty, this collection of illuminating, deeply felt essays examines topics ranging from race relations in the United States to the role of the writer in society, and offers personal accounts of Richard Wright, Norman Mailer and other writers.
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction; Social Sciences
The Amen Corner: A Play (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
Only a boy preacher who had grown up to become one of America's most eminent writers could have produced a play like The Amen Corner . For to 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...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Drama
Going to Meet the Man: Stories: Virtage International Edition (Vintage International)
by 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...
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Categories: Classic Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
The Devil Finds Work (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
James Baldwin At The Movies...  Provocative, timeless, brilliant. Bette Davis's eyes, Joan Crawford's bitchy elegance, Stepin Fetchit's stereotype, Sidney Poitier's superhuman black man...  These are the movie stars and the qualities that influenced James Baldwin...  and now become part of his incisive look at racism in American...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings
by James Baldwin
The Cross of Redemption is a revelation by an American literary master: a gathering of essays, articles, polemics, reviews, and interviews that have never before appeared in book form.   James Baldwin was one of the most brilliant and provocative literary figures of the past century, renowned for his fierce engagement with issues...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
If Beale Street Could Talk (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
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...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Blues for Mister Charlie: A Play (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
In a small Southern town, a white man murders a black man, then throws his body in the weeds. With this act of violence--which is loosely based on the notorious 1955 killing of Emmett Till--James Baldwin launches an unsparing and at times agonizing probe of the wounds of race. For where once a white storekeeper could have shot a "boy...
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Categories: Drama; Literary Fiction
Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
At the height of his theatrical career, the actor Leo Proudhammer is nearly felled by a heart attack. As he hovers between life and death, Baldwin shows the choices that have made him enviably famous and terrifyingly vulnerable.      For between Leo's childhood on the streets of Harlem and his arrival into the intoxicating world...
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Categories: Classic Fiction; Literary Fiction
No Name in the Street (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
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...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Social Sciences
Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems
by James Baldwin
All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited edition   During his lifetime (1924–1987), James Baldwin authored seven novels, as well as several plays and essay collections, which were published to wide-spread praise. These books, among them Notes of a Native...
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Categories: Poetry
One Day When I Was Lost (Vintage International)
by James Baldwin
Based on Alex Haley’s bestselling classic The Autobiography of Malcolm X , a rare, lucidly composed screenplay from one of America’s great masters of letters.Son of a Baptist minister; New York City hustler; honor student; convicted criminal; powerful minister in the Nation of Islam; father and husband: Malcolm X transformed...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Drama
Native Sons
by James Baldwin
James Baldwin was beginning to be recognized as the most brilliant black writer of his generation when his first book of essays, Notes of a Native Son , established his reputation in 1955. No one was more pleased by the book’s reception than Baldwin’s high school friend Sol Stein. A rising New York editor, novelist, and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
Notes of a Native Son
by James Baldwin
In an age of Black Lives Matter, James Baldwin's essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and African Americans abroad are as powerful today as when they were first written. With documentaries like I Am Not Your Negro bringing renewed interest to Baldwin's life and work, Notes of a Native Son serves as a valuable...
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Categories: Unknown
I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film Directed by Raoul Peck (Vintage International)
by Inc. Velvet Films, Raoul Peck
National Bestseller Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary To compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro , acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined James Baldwin’s published and unpublished oeuvre, selecting passages from his books, essays, letters, notes, and interviews that are every bit as incisive and...
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Categories: History; Social Sciences
Giovannis Zimmer (Die ZEIT Bibliothek der verschwundenen Bücher) (German Edition)
by James Baldwin
In dieser unverschlüsselten Deutlichkeit wurde das Thema Homosexualität zuvor nicht behandelt: Die berührende Liebesgeschichte zweier junger Männer spielt im Paris der Nachkriegszeit und wurde ein großer internationaler Erfolg. Eines von 12 bisher vergriffenen Meisterwerken aus der ZEIT Bibliothek der verschwundenen Bücher.
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Categories: Unknown
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