November 21, 2013

Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

 "defining and re-defining and re-aligning" ~ pg. 2

"They will learn to defer gratification and save up for things, like we do." ~ pg. 2

James Baldwin is an author of seven novels, several plays, essay collections and poems. His only book of poetry was published in 1983. Poet lovers, Baldwin fans, and word admirers, in just a few short months you will be graced with a new release to add to your collection. Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems includes nineteen previously published poems and six poems previously available in a limited-edition art book. James Baldwin's poetic words are honest, uplifting, bold and enlightening. His insights are as relevant today as they were over thirty years ago. Issues such as race,  The rhythm of James Baldwin's prose is what makes him great, and this new release a must-have. Set your calendar for the release of Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems on April 1, 2014.  

DISCLAIMER: This book was received from the publisher for review purposes only. In no way does it influence my review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

Title: Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems
Author: James Baldwin
Published: April 2014
Pages: 32
Edition: Galley
Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥


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