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Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

Written by James Baldwin
Introduction by Nikky Finney


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.00

During his lifetime, James Baldwin authored seven novels, as well as several plays and essay collections, many of which were published to widespread praise. Baldwin’s novels and essays brought him respect as a public intellectual and admiration as a writer.  However, Baldwin’s earliest writing was in poetic form, and some argue... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

Written by James Baldwin
Introduction by Nikky Finney


Format: eBook, 120 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.00

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Beacon Press
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, and... Read more >
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Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Illustrated by Edward P. Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: July 9, 1984
Price: $14.00

Originally published in 1955, James Baldwin’s first nonfiction book has become a much-studied classic. These searing essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and Americans abroad remain as powerful today as when they were written.

“He named for me the things you feel but couldn’t utter. . . ... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.

Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


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

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover, trade paperback and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Notes of a Native Son

Written by James Baldwin
Foreword by Edward P. Jones


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

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, and African Americans abroad are as powerful today as when they were first written. This new edition, published for the 25th... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
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