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Baldwin, James Arthur

Born: 1924 AD
Died: 1987 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Essayists, Novelists, Playwrights

US novelist, short story writer, and essayist

1924 – Born on the 2nd of August in New York’s Harlem neighborhood.

1942 – Graduated in DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City.

1953 – Wrote autobiographical novel Go Tell It on the Mountain.

1954 – He wrote the Wrote The Amen Corner and performed in 1965.

1955 – Essay Notes of a Native Son.

1956 – His novel Giovanni’s Room.

1961 – He wrote Nobody Knows My Name.

1962 – Another Country (1962, novel),The Fire Next Time a nonfiction, on Muslim black separatism.

1964 – James Baldwin wrote Blues for Mister Charlie.

1974 – He wrote novel If Beale Street Could Talk.

1979 – The novel Just Above My Head.

1985 – Essay The Price of the Ticket.

1987 – James Baldwin died on 30th of November in Saint-Paul de Vence, France due to Cancer of the Stomach.