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"They are works of resistance, much more openly composed when expressing the hostility of his characters to the social order."

jschlosser's picture

There's a new volume of James Baldwin's collected novels coming out this winter from the Library of America. The above is Daryl Pinkney's characterization of these novels; here's a link to an interview with him about editing Baldwin's last four novels.


jccohen's picture

thanks for posting this, joel!  especially interesting to me about baldwin's late novel, if beale street could talk, which is of course about a black man in jail and now seems to me to have in some ways a real michelle alexander framework many years before she was saying it...