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I love this man. Sedat Pakay, who gave us this wonderful photographic archive of Baldwin in İstanbul, sadly passed today: http://sedatpakay.com/photographs/

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To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. James A. Baldwin

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"Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within." -James Baldwin #quoteoftheday

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You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. -James Baldwin #quote #youarenotalone

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Amazon.com: Notes of a Native Son (9780807006238): James Baldwin, Edward P. Jones: Books

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Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent. -James Baldwin

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