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James Baldwin

  1. literary greats
    Celebrating Toni Morrison With Thousands of Her ReadersMore than 3,000 people came to St. John the Divine to hear eulogies from Oprah, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and others.
  2. adaptations
    James Baldwin Kept a List of His Dream Cast for a Beale Street MovieWith potential directors, too.
  3. trailer mix
    If Beale Street Could Talk Trailer: Love, InterruptedIn select theaters November 30.
  4. if beale street could talk
    Jake Gyllenhaal, a Big Baldwin Fan, Helped Beale Street HappenGyllenhaal inadvertently helped the estate approve Jenkins’s adaptation.
  5. Five Great Writers Discussing Five Great BooksHari Kunzru, Jennifer Egan, Esmeralda Santiago, Imbolo Mbue, and Barry Jenkins discuss the five books vying to be this year’s One Book, One New York.
  6. adaptations
    Barry Jenkins Got Help From Moonlight Playwright on James Baldwin Adaptation“I think the faces that existed in the time of Baldwin are still present in the New York I see today.”
  7. Yara Shahidi’s 10 Favorite BooksIncluding Toni Morrison, Kurt Vonnegut, James Baldwin, and more.
  8. the industry
    Barry Jenkins to Direct Adaptation of James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could TalkHe has the blessing of the Baldwin estate.
  9. art
    The Artwork That Jerry Saltz Can’t Stop Thinking AboutGlenn Ligon’s conceptualist text piece is neither protest nor poetry.
  10. exclusives
    See a New Clip From I Am Not Your NegroThe Oscar-nominated documentary opens February 3.
  11. movie review
    Movie Review: I Am Not Your Negro Is TimelessThis is Baldwin at his most polemical, but beneath his rage you can discern a groping for unity.
  12. trailer mix
    I Am Not Your Negro Trailer: James Baldwin’s Words Ring Truer Than EverThe Oscar hopeful reimagines James Baldwin’s unfinished memoir, Remember This House, in documentary form.
  13. You Need This Clip of Maya Angelou and James Baldwin Right NowIt’s 90 seconds that will make you feel better about the world.