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Notes of a Native Son
Notes of a Native Son
Written by James Baldwin, Foreword by Edward P. Jones
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807006115
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $27.95

A new edition of the book many have called James Baldwin’s most influential work

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, when Baldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of a Native Son capture a view of black life and black thought at the dawn of the civil... Read more >
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $27.95

A new edition published on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Baldwin’s death, including a new introduction by an important contemporary writer
 
Since its original publication in 1955, this first nonfiction collection of essays by James Baldwin remains an American classic. His impassioned essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies... Read more >
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Notes of a Native Son
Notes of a Native Son
Written by James Baldwin, Foreword by Edward P. Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807006238
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.00

A new edition of the book many have called James Baldwin’s most influential work

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, when Baldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of a Native Son capture a view of black life and black thought at the dawn of the civil...

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The Cross of Redemption
The Cross of Redemption
Written by James Baldwin, Edited by Randall Kenan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275967
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The Cross of Redemption
Uncollected Writings
Written by James Baldwin
Edited by Randall Kenan


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $16.95

The Cross of Redemption is a revelation by an American literary master: a gathering of essays, articles, polemics, reviews, and interviews that have never before appeared in book form.
 
James Baldwin was one of the most brilliant and provocative literary figures of the past century, renowned for his fierce engagement with issues...

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The Word
The Word
Written by Marita Golden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929912
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The Word
Black Writers Talk About the Transformative Power of Reading and Writing
Written by Marita Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $14.99

Critically acclaimed Black writers reveal how books have shaped their personal lives—in often unexpected ways.
 
In these thirteen strikingly candid interviews, bestselling authors, winners of the Pulitzer Prize, and writers picked by Oprah’s Book Club discuss how the acts of reading and writing have deeply affected their lives by expanding the conceptual... Read more >
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The Word
The Word
Written by Marita Golden
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The Word
Black Writers Talk About the Transformative Power of Reading and Writing
Written by Marita Golden


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $2.99

Critically acclaimed Black writers reveal how books have shaped their personal lives—in often unexpected ways.
 
In these thirteen strikingly candid interviews, bestselling authors, winners of the Pulitzer Prize, and writers picked by Oprah’s Book Club discuss how the acts of reading and writing have deeply affected their lives by expanding the conceptual... Read more >
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Concrete Candy
Concrete Candy
Written by Apollo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307755797
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Concrete Candy
Stories
Written by Apollo


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

Six incendiary stories that reflect the rage and frustration -- and the determination to survive -- of America's disenfranchised inner-city youth

Concrete Candy marks the debut of an astonishing new writer -- notable both for the authenticity and immediacy of his voice and for his age: fifteen. Three years ago, Apollo, a... Read more >
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Best African American Fiction 2010
Best African American Fiction 2010
Written by Gerald Early and Randall Kennedy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385359
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Best African American Fiction 2010

Written by Gerald Early and Randall Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $16.00

Bursting with energy and innovation, the second volume in the annual anthology collects the year's best short stories by African American authors.
 
Dealing with all aspects of life from the pain of war to the warmth of family, the superb tales in Best African American Fiction 2010 are a tribute to... Read more >
Best African American Fiction
Best African American Fiction
Edited by E. Lynn Harris and Gerald Early
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385342
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Best African American Fiction
2009
Edited by E. Lynn Harris and Gerald Early


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

Introducing the first volume in an exciting new annual anthology featuring the year’s most outstanding fiction by some of today’s finest African American writers.

From stories that depict black life in times gone by to those that address contemporary issues, this inaugural volume gathers the very best recent African American fiction. Created... Read more >
Language Is a Place of Struggle
Language Is a Place of Struggle
Edited by Tram Nguyen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807048009
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Language Is a Place of Struggle
Great Quotes by People of Color
Edited by Tram Nguyen


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2008
Price: $24.00

"Language Is a Place of Struggle" is the first truly multiracial and polycultural quote book, collecting quotations from both historical and contemporary novelists and poets, activists and political leaders, and artists and musicians. Within these pages, readers will find wisdom, wit, and inspiration from Asian Americans, African Americans, Latinos, Arab Americans... Read more >
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