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New York Literature and Drama Day 3: Washington Square, Greenwich Village:

Washington Square was the start of our literary tours around New York. This brought Henry James into focus and his wonderful early novel Washington Square… 738 more words

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Another Country by James Baldwin

Another Country tells the stories of individuals entangled in an artist circle, striving to love and be loved amid the searing climate of racial and sexual complexities. 1,046 more words


Another Country by James Baldwin

Published in 1962, Another Country is set in the Bohemian underworld of New York, exploring race, sexuality, poverty and wealth existing side by side.

Rufus Scott is a Harlem jazz musician, fallen on hard times as we meet him wandering the streets, sleeping in a movie theatre during the day. 622 more words


Another Country Review

Author: James Baldwin.

Publisher: Penguin Classics.

Published: 1962.

Rating: 10/10. 771 more words


The Shape of Home (Chilcote)

It can be a lot of fun to be at least roughly the same age as an author. The allusions and experiences can resonate so deeply that they prompt the painful laughter of recognition. 131 more words


Kareem Tayyar: James Baldwin

I try to imagine you on a night when the moon is full.

When the woman you are with did not have to leave the house before you. 155 more words

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