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James Baldwin • 89 Items / 37 Books, 39 Articles, 8 Reviews, 1 Poem, 1 Film
Giovanni's Room (1956)
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Published Reviews
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    The New Calvinism (Review)
    Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin
    1. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    Commentary, January 1957, pp. 94-96
  2. [+]
    Fatal Ambiguity (Review)
    Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin
    1. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    Commonweal, December 21, 1956, p. 318
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    Lost Man (Review)
    Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin
    1. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    The Nation, December 1, 1956, p. 484
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    A Squalid World (Review)
    Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin
    1. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    The Saturday Review, December 1, 1956, p. 34
  5. The Revolving Bookstand
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    The Quarrel With Time in American Fiction (6 Reviews)
    Advertisements for Myself, by Norman Mailer
    1. Advertisements for Myself by Norman Mailer
    2. Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
    3. The Spider's House by Paul Bowles
    4. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    5. Color of Darkness by James Purdy
    6. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1960, pp. 552-559
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    The Undying Apocalypse (6 Reviews)
    Anglo-Saxon Attitudes, by Angus Wilson
    1. Anglo-Saxon Attitudes by Angus Wilson
    2. Homecomings by C.P. Snow
    3. The Field of Vision by Wright Morris
    4. The Lost Steps by Alejo Carpentier
    5. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    6. Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1957, pp. 139-144
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    Some Footnotes on the Fiction of '56 (8 Reviews)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    2. Bang the Drum Slowly by Mark Harris
    3. The Man Who Was Not With It by Herbert Gold
    4. The Floating Opera by John Barth
    5. The Presence of Grace by J.F. Powers
    6. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    7. The Field of Vision by Wright Morris
    8. Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
    The Reporter, December 13, 1956, pp. 44-46
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    Books in Brief (9 Reviews)
    Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin
    1. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    2. Born in Wedlock by Margaret Echard
    3. The City of the Living, and Other Stories by Wallace Stegner
    4. The Head of Apollo by Elizabeth Frances Corbett
    5. The Great World and Timothy Colt by Louis Auchincloss
    6. With Love from Gracie by Grace Hegger Lewis
    7. The Everlasting Pleasure by Kathleen Smallzried
    8. What Shall I Wear? by Claire McCardell
    9. The World at Home by Anne O'Hare McCormick and Marion Turner Sheean, ...
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1956, pp. 100-105
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (10 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The New World by Winston S. Churchill
    2. Boswell in Search of a Wife, 1766-1796 by Frank Brady, Frederick A. Pottle, and James Boswell, ...
    3. Russia Without Stalin by Edward Crankshaw
    4. Easter in Sicily by Herbert Kubly
    5. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    6. Count Luna, and Baron Bagge by Alexander Lernet-Holenia
    7. Venice Observed by Mary McCarthy
    8. Post-Impressionism by John Rewald
    9. Masters of British Painting, 1800-1950 by Andrew Carnduff Ritchie
    10. The Selective Eye, 1956-1957 by Georges Bernier and Rosamond Bernier
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1956, pp. 92-100