On the Build-Up to the Legendary Baldwin-Buckley Debates

On Monday, January 4th, Bill Kolins, a publicist at Corgi Books in London, called Robert Lantz, James Baldwin’s agent, to present him with a proposition. Corgi was set to publish the paperback version of Another Country in the United Kingdom in February, and Kolins wanted to launch the book with a bang. With Baldwin’s star power […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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