The Best James Baldwin Books Books

The Best James Baldwin Books

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List Criteria: Vote for the James Baldwin novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best James Baldwin books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that James Baldwin is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. One of the best African-American writers of all time, Baldwin's work often focuses on issues of race and class in Western society. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of James Baldwin who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

This list includes Go Tell It on the Mountain, Another Country, and more books. What are James Baldwin's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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    Just Above My Head is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best James Baldwin Books

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    Little Man Little Man: A Story... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best James Baldwin Books
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    Going to Meet the Man is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best James Baldwin Books
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    Blues for Mister Charlie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best James Baldwin Books
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    Tell Me How Long the Train's B... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best James Baldwin Books
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    Nobody Knows My Name is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best James Baldwin Books
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    One day, when I was lost is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best James Baldwin Books
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