On Interracial Love: Why James Baldwin’s “Another Country” Still Matters

JAMES BALDWIN HAS GROWN into the wise, guiding elder of the United States’s fractured racial conversation. His presence is at times almost palpable. Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote his memoir Between the World and Me (2015) as a letter to his teenage son, directly invoking Baldwin’s addressing his teenage nephew in The Fire Next Time. Jesmyn Ward […] The post On Interracial Love: Why James Baldwin’s “Another Country” Still Matters appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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‘The Three Mothers’ honors the women who made Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and James Baldwin

In her new book, Anna Malaika Tubbs shines a light on the strong women behind three influential Black leaders Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Kevin Barry’s ‘That Old Country Music’ examines the brutal bliss of romantic love

The story collection arrives on the heels of Barry’s superb 2019 novel, “Night Boat to Tangier.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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James Comey explains the values of the justice system, and why they matter

The ex-FBI director says his book is part of a larger effort to rebuild institutions after Trump. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lily James and Dominic West to star in Mitford adaptation The Pursuit of Love

Emily Mortimer’s adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s novel The Pursuit of Love for BBC One and Amazon Studios will star Lily James, Dominic West, Emily Beecham and Andrew Scott, among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Baldwin spoke eloquently to his era. Does he speak to ours?

Princeton’s Eddie S. Glaude Jr. argues that the 1960s writer has prescient words for us. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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When James Baldwin and Langston Hughes Reviewed Each Other

Authors aren’t allowed mutual reviews in the Book Review anymore, but in the 1950s there was a moment of kismet. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Famous Baldwin-Buckley Debate Still Matters Today

In 1965, two American titans faced off on the subject of the country’s racial divides. Nearly 55 years later, the event has lost none of its relevance, as a recent book attests. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

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James Baldwin’s Beautiful, Complex Vision of Black American Childhood

When Tejan Karefa-Smart asked his uncle, James Baldwin, “When are you going to write a book about me?” he may not have expected his Uncle Jimmy to follow through so quickly. Baldwin’s only children’s book, Little Man, Little Man, which was published in 1976, chronicles a day in the life of three... Continue reading at Slate

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If you love books and also love, you can rent this bookstore for a COVID-friendly date night.

Given that we’re all justifiably afraid about the breath of others right now, it’s a weird time to be dating. While the warmer months at least offered the possibility of outdoor meetings, now it’s winter and, like all other things, dating has become an exercise in futility and endless Zoom... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Queers Love Comics, and “Grease Bats” Loves Queers

When you meet Archie Bongiovanni, you may feel as though you already know them. The jorts, the stick-n-poke tattoos, the larger-than-the-room laugh that means you always know where they’re standing. That’s because Bongiovanni’s incredibly endearing energy winds up all over the page in Grease... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks

Even as the UK's Publishers Association opens its 'Love Audio' campaign, London hasn't taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks. The post UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookCon 2019: Love Is Love

We talked to Tehlor Kay Mejia, Daniel José Older, Morgan Parker, and Angelo Surmelis about love, family, community, and growing up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Artist Jaime Hernandez reunites his ‘Love and Rockets’ women, but only loves one now

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It doesn't matter if collusion is a crime. All that matters is how the House reacts

Charter, which operates as Spectrum since its 2016 merger with Time Warner Cable, is in hot water with New York regulators. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Emma Carroll | 'It’s lovely to see Middle Grade having its moment. It’s what I love writing'

The former secondary school teacher and graduate of Bath Spa’s MA in Writing for Young People explores themes of prejudice, racism and identity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

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James Franco's 'Actors Anonymous' says a lot about James Franco

A barrage of self-indulgent snippets get in the way of a series of hazy short stories that can be, at times, engaging.When will James Franco slow down? The prince of perpetual motion continues his blur of activity, starring in movies, writing screenplays, attending classes, unveiling solo art... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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