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 […]
I used to run my hands along the books on the wooden bookshelves that were in the hall upstairs in my home. It contained a myriad of first edition African-American novels from Frederick Douglas to Malcolm X. Growing up I was particularly intrigued by the title Giovanni’s Room. I wondered what the story could be […]
Day 22 – Set Where You Live: I had to choose two novels for today’s theme – one that I read and loved and one that I can’t wait to read. Well if you’ve followed me on here for a while you know that I read and loved Giovanni’s Room which I picked up last […]
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