Eddie Glaude Jr

Book Shambles

James Baldwin is one of the most recommended and discussed authors on this podcast so this week’s guest is someone who literally wrote the book on Baldwin. Eddie Glaude is a Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and his latest book is Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own. he talks to Robin about Baldwin, race in America and what society needs to do to move forward, face up to its past.

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

Begin Again by Eddie Glaude Jr

Everything ever written by James Baldwin

Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

The Student by Anton Chekov

Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

Others edited by Charles Fernyhough

Go Back to Where You Came From by Wajahat Ali

Milkman by Anna Burns

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Girl Woman Other by Bernadine Evaristo

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois

The work of James Joyce

Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

Black Reconstruction by W.E.B. Du Bois

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