Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin

The novel examines the role of the Christian Church in the lives of African-Americans, both as a source of repression and moral hypocrisy and as a source of inspiration and community. It also, more subtly, examines racism in the United States.

The 278th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 16th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  2. - 36th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  3. - 39th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  4. - 41st on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  5. - 48th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
  6. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  7. - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)
  8. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  9. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  10. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) Mass Market Paperback 5276 $5.69 $2.70 2013
Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 18186 $5.99 2013
Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) Paperback 159153 $6.48 $6.37 2013
Go Tell It on the Mountain (Modern Library) Hardcover 973421 $11.44 $0.01 1995
Go Tell It on the Mountain Audio CD 1999473 $17.10 $19.29 2013
Go Tell It on the Mountain Mass Market Paperback 50744 $3.64 $0.01 1985
Go Tell It on the Mountain the Fire Next Time if Beale Street Could Talk Hardcover 771786 $11.77 $1.79
Go Tell It on the Mountain Paperback 333318 $5.62 $0.01 2000
James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories: Go Tell It on a Mountain / Giovanni's Room / Another Country / Going to Meet the Man (Library of America) Hardcover 52916 $18.67 $17.49 1998