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‘Baldwin the symbol of black transgression and global black anger is simply peerless’—Bongani Madondo on If Beale Street Could Talk, the book and Oscar-winning film

James Baldwin’s novel of half a century ago, If Beale Street Could Talk, now reissued by Penguin Random House, was…

Biography & Memoir

Illuminating a mighty poet and a total artist—Rustum Kozain reviews Dread Poetry and Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution

The JRB Poetry Editor Rustum Kozain reviews David Austin’s new book Dread Poetry and Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution, finding…

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[Sponsored] ‘One of the joys of writing is that you can build bridges between people’ – Carol Campbell on her new book, The Tortoise Cried Its Only Tear

Penguin Random House has shared a video interview with award-winning author Carol Campbell, talking about The Tortoise Cried Its Only Tear,…