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  1. [+]
    Aristocrats (3 Reviews)
    Daughters, by Gerald Early
    1. Daughters by Gerald Early
    2. Fatheralong by John Edgar Wideman
    3. Colored People: A Memoir by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    The New York Review of Books, May 11, 1995, pp. 27-33
  2. [+]
    The Best of Everything (2 Reviews)
    Waiting to Exhale, by Terry McMillan
    1. Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan
    2. Home Repairs by Trey Ellis
    The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1993, pp. 33-37
  3. [+]
    The Black Upper Class (Review)
    Certain People: America's Black Elite, by Stephen Birmingham
    1. Certain People: America's Black Elite by Stephen Birmingham
    The New York Review of Books, August 4, 1977, pp. 35-36
  4. [+]
    Black Victims, Black Villains (3 Reviews)
    The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
    1. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
    2. The Color Purple (1985 Film) by Steven Spielberg
    3. Reckless Eyeballing by Ishmael Reed
    The New York Review of Books, January 29, 1987, pp. 17-20
  5. [+]
    Black Wisdom (Review)
    All Aunt Hagar's Children, by Edward P. Jones
    1. All Aunt Hagar's Children by Edward P. Jones
    The New York Review of Books, March 29, 2007, pp. 40-41
  6. [+]
    Blues for Mr. Baldwin (Review)
    Just Above My Head, by James Baldwin
    1. Just Above My Head by James Baldwin
    The New York Review of Books, December 6, 1979, pp. 32-33
  7. The Critics
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    The Book of Lists (Review)
    Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963, by Susan Sontag and David Rieff
    1. Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 by Susan Sontag and David Rieff
    The New Yorker, December 22, 2008, pp. 104-108
  8. Destinies
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1975, p. 19
  9. [+]
    The Drama of Ralph Ellison (2 Reviews)
    Flying Home, and Other Stories, by Ralph Ellison
    1. Flying Home, and Other Stories by Ralph Ellison
    2. The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison by John F. Callahan and Ralph Ellison
    The New York Review of Books, May 15, 1997, pp. 52-59
  10. A Fateful Election
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 2008, p. 14
  11. "The Handbook of Interracial Dating"
    The New Yorker, January 20, 1992, p. 29
  12. [+]
    High and Low on Crack (Review)
    Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man, by Bill Clegg
    1. Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man by Bill Clegg
    The New York Review of Books, October 14, 2010, pp. 69-70
  13. High Cotton (1992)
    3 Reviews
  14. [+]
    The Honorary Negro (4 Reviews)
    Letters of Carl Van Vechten, by Bruce Kellner and Carl Van Vechten
    1. Letters of Carl Van Vechten by Bruce Kellner and Carl Van Vechten
    2. The Tattooed Countess by Carl Van Vechten
    3. Parties by Carl Van Vechten
    4. Infants of the Spring by Wallace Thurman
    The New York Review of Books, August 18, 1988, pp. 33-35
  15. [+]
    In Sorrow's Kitchen (2 Reviews)
    Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography, by Robert E. Hemenway
    1. Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography by Robert E. Hemenway
    2. Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1978, pp. 55-56
  16. [+]
    In the Black Room of the World (Review)
    The Autobiography of My Mother, by Jamaica Kincaid
    1. The Autobiography of My Mother by Jamaica Kincaid
    The New York Review of Books, March 21, 1996, pp. 28-31
  17. [+]
    James Baldwin: The Risks of Love (Review)
    James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories, by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
    1. James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
    The New York Review of Books, April 13, 2000, pp. 81-90
  18. [+]
    Jimmy Baldwin: Stirring the Waters (Review)
    The Cross of Redemption, by James Baldwin and Randall Kenan
    1. The Cross of Redemption by James Baldwin and Randall Kenan
    The New York Review of Books, November 25, 2010, pp. 49-51
  19. [+]
    Keeping the Faith (2 Reviews)
    Tearing Down the Color Bar, by Joseph F. Wilson
    1. Tearing Down the Color Bar by Joseph F. Wilson
    2. A. Philip Randolph, Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement by Paula F. Pfeffer
    The New York Review of Books, November 22, 1990, pp. 29-34
  20. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, August 14, 1986, p. 44
  21. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 20, 2008, pp. 53-56
  22. Lonely Hearts Club
    A star-crossed obsession with As The World Turns
    The Harpers Monthly, February 2010, pp. 55-60
  23. [+]
    The Magic of James Baldwin (Review)
    James Baldwin: Collected Essays, by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
    1. James Baldwin: Collected Essays by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1998, pp. 64-74
  24. [+]
    The New Romantics (4 Reviews)
    Equal Distance, by Brad Leithauser
    1. Equal Distance by Brad Leithauser
    2. Ransom by Jay McInerney
    3. Family Dancing by David Leavitt
    4. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
    The New York Review of Books, May 29, 1986, pp. 30-34
  25. [+]
    A Not-So-Simple Heart (Review)
    A Servant's Tale, by Paula Fox
    1. A Servant's Tale by Paula Fox
    The New York Review of Books, June 27, 1985, pp. 27-29
  26. Obama & the Black Church
    The New York Review of Books, July 17, 2008, pp. 18-21
  27. Obama: In the Irony-Free Zone
    The New York Review of Books, December 18, 2008, pp. 18-19
  28. On Elizabeth Hardwick
    The New York Review of Books, May 13, 2010, pp. 23-25
  29. On James Baldwin (1924-1987)
    The New York Review of Books, January 21, 1988, pp. 8-10
  30. [+]
    The Outsider (Review)
    Claude McKay: Rebel Sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance, by Wayne F. Cooper
    1. Claude McKay: Rebel Sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance by Wayne F. Cooper
    The New York Review of Books, December 17, 1987, pp. 15-21
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    Paris: The Black Maestro (Review)
    The Chevalier de Saint-Georges, by Gabriel Banat
    1. The Chevalier de Saint-Georges by Gabriel Banat
    The New York Review of Books, August 16, 2007, pp. 36-38
  32. [+]
    The Party's Over (Review)
    This Was Harlem, by Jervis Anderson
    1. This Was Harlem by Jervis Anderson
    The New York Review of Books, October 7, 1982, pp. 29-32
  33. Personal History
    Busted in New York
    The New Yorker, February 5, 2001, pp. 34-39
  34. [+]
    Phantom (Review)
    The Wayward and the Seeking, by Jean Toomer and Darwin T. Turner
    1. The Wayward and the Seeking by Jean Toomer and Darwin T. Turner
    The New York Review of Books, March 5, 1981, pp. 34-36
  35. The Pretender Speaks
    The New York Review of Books, February 13, 1992, p. 21
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    Professionals (2 Reviews)
    Laughing in the Dark, by Patrice Gaines
    1. Laughing in the Dark by Patrice Gaines
    2. Volunteer Slavery by Jill Nelson
    The New York Review of Books, April 20, 1995, pp. 34-49
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    Promissory Notes (2 Reviews)
    Parallel Time, by Brent Staples
    1. Parallel Time by Brent Staples
    2. Makes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCall
    The New York Review of Books, April 6, 1995, pp. 41-45
  38. [+]
    Opera (Review)
    Eva's Man, by Gayl Jones
    1. Eva's Man by Gayl Jones
    The New Republic, June 19, 1976, p. 27
  39. [+]
    Roots (2 Reviews)
    Brown Girl, Brownstones, by Paule Marshall
    1. Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall
    2. Praisesong for the Widow by Paule Marshall
    The New York Review of Books, April 28, 1983, pp. 26-29
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    Shadows (Review)
    In Search of Nella Larsen, by George Hutchinson
    1. In Search of Nella Larsen by George Hutchinson
    The Nation, July 17, 2006, pp. 26-29
  41. Slouching Toward Washington
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1995, pp. 73-81
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    Slums of Empire (2 Reviews)
    Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack, by Austin Clarke
    1. Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack by Austin Clarke
    2. Crown Jewel by Ralph de Boissiere
    The New York Review of Books, May 27, 1982, pp. 46-48
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    Suitcase in Harlem (2 Reviews)
    The Life of Langston Hughes: Vol. I, 1902-1941, by Arnold Rampersad
    1. The Life of Langston Hughes: Vol. I, 1902-1941 by Arnold Rampersad
    2. The Life of Langston Hughes: Vol. II, 1941-1967 by Arnold Rampersad
    The New York Review of Books, February 16, 1989, pp. 38-43
  44. Sweet Evening Breeze
    The New York Review of Books, December 20, 1984, pp. 35-42
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    The Sweet Singer of Tuckahoe (Review)
    My Soul's High Song, by Countee Cullen and Gerald Early
    1. My Soul's High Song by Countee Cullen and Gerald Early
    The New York Review of Books, March 5, 1992, pp. 14-17
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    Trickster Tales (7 Reviews)
    The Terrible Twos, by Ishmael Reed
    1. The Terrible Twos by Ishmael Reed
    2. The Terrible Threes by Ishmael Reed
    3. The Free-Lance Pallbearers by Ishmael Reed
    4. Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed
    5. The Last Days of Louisiana Red by Ishmael Reed
    6. New and Collected Poems by Ishmael Reed
    7. Writin' Is Fightin' by Ishmael Reed
    The New York Review of Books, October 12, 1989, pp. 20-24
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    A Very Mixed Bag (Review)
    Chants of Saints, by Michael S. Harper and Robert B. Stepo
    1. Chants of Saints by Michael S. Harper and Robert B. Stepo
    The Nation, June 21, 1980, pp. 760-762
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    The Visible Man (Review)
    Ralph Ellison: A Biography, by Arnold Rampersad
    1. Ralph Ellison: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad
    The New York Review of Books, June 14, 2007, pp. 56-58
  49. What He Really Said
    The New York Review of Books, February 26, 2009, pp. 10-11
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