" 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... This description may be from another edition of this product.
James Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924. Though he died at age 63, he left behind a powerful legacy. His provocative essays introduced fresh ways of thinking about society. His fiction and poetry broke new ground, exploring themes around masculinity, sexuality, race, and class.
Today's America is hard to define. A land of promise. A melting pot. A country of immigrants. A study in contrasts. We are young. We are optimistic. We are angry. We are evolving. Here are eight contemporary authors who represent and celebrate the glorious diversity of the American experience.
For Black History month we've decided to bring you a series featuring great black writers from four distinct genres. This week, our focus is contemporary authors—from the Harlem Renaissance groundbreakers to exciting newcomers of today.