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From The Archive: Five Pieces by James Baldwin | The Nation

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From The Archive: Five Pieces by James Baldwin

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The publication of The Cross of Redemption, a collection of James Baldwin's uncollected prose, presents a necessary side of Baldwin—casual, less rigorous, more preachy—one that a collection of more polished pieces like Notes of a Native Son cannot. It is also an occasion to revisit some of the many fine essays and reviews written for The Nation by Baldwin, who was a member of the magazine's editorial board.

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