Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin

Notes of a Native Son collects ten of Baldwin's essays, which had previously appeared in such magazines as Harper's Magazine, Partisan Review, and The New Leader. The essays mostly tackle issues of race in America and Europe.

The 190th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 19th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
  2. - 100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction (About.com)
  3. - The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time (The Guardian)

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Native Sons: A Friendship that Created One of the Greatest Works of the 20th Century: Notes of a Native Son Hardcover 2253810 $82.10 $2.35 2004
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James Baldwin : Collected Essays : Notes of a Native Son / Nobody Knows My Name / The Fire Next Time / No Name in the Street / The Devil Finds Work / Other Essays (Library of America) Hardcover 14961 $21.94 $16.87 1998
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