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Kehinde Wiley

Giovanni’s Room is one of my all-time favorites by James Baldwin, a master of deconstructing the American character and social temperature during an era in which novels that explored race and queer love were few and far between, at best.

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Kehinde Wiley

Giovanni’s Room is one of my all-time favorites by James Baldwin, a master of deconstructing the American character and social temperature during an era in which novels that explored race and queer love were few and far between, at best.

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Neneh Cherry

I met James Baldwin with my family in Istanbul (I think my dad was doing the music for a play he was directing). I remember his eyes—just loving those eyes. When I was old enough to read his books, I fell in love with his mind.

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