About James Baldwin

James Baldwin
James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His essays, as collected in 'Notes of a Native Son', explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America, and their inevitable if unnameable tensions. Some... Wikipedia
August 2, 1924, Harlem, New York, United States
December 1, 1987, Saint-Paul, Alpes-Maritimes, France

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