The first James Baldwin novel I read was Giovanni’s Room and I really enjoyed it. I marveled over his ability to write a novel with so many layered themes. I also was wondering why it had taken me so long to finally read one of his novels. I notice that this is often the first […]
Day 27 – Favorite Line/Paragraph: As you know Another Country was one of my favorite books that I read last year. It was such a revelation to me – from the writing style to the complex characters and to all the societal themes that are still relevant today. There were so many great lines from […]
It’s the late fifties in New York and Another Country begins following the ineffaceable Rufus Scott. He’s a jazz musician whose luck seems to have run out. From there the story of Another Country unfolds in three parts to uncover artists on their journey to survive life among racial unrest, misguided friendships, vacillating sexuality, societal pressures, […]
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