Waiting for Giovanni: Life of Author James Baldwin... →
The complex mind of influential author and civil rights activist James Baldwin (Go Tell It On the Mountain, Notes of a Native Son) comes to life on stage in this new drama, examining the personal and professional conflicts battling it out in the Harlem-born Baldwin (WM. Hunter) as he works on the explicit novel Giovanni’s Room. Released in 1956, the book became known for its complex and...
A James Baldwin Tribute: Colm Tóibín with John Edgar Wideman, Manthia Diawara, Farah Jasmine Griffin James Baldwin was one of the great American prose stylists as well as an acute commentator on matters of race and gender. His collection of essays, The Price of the Ticket, a compendium of nearly fifty years of Baldwin’s powerful nonfiction writing including Notes of a Native Son, Nobody...