The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke by Jeffrey C. Stewart

The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke is a 2018 biography of Alain LeRoy Locke written by historian Jeffrey C. Stewart. The biography examines the life of Locke, an African-American activist and scholar who mentored many African-American intellectuals and writers and whom many see as the "father" of the Harlem Renaissance. Published by Oxford University Press, The New Negro won the 2018 National Book Award for Nonfiction and the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

The 383rd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography (Pulitzer Prize)
  2. - National Book Award - Nonfiction (National Book Foundation)

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The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke Audio CD 9663852 $52.00 2021