The Fire Next Time

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The landmark work on race in America from James Baldwin, whose life and words are immortalized in the Oscar-nominated film I Am Not Your Negro'We, the black and the white, deeply need each other here if we are really to become a nation'JamesBaldwin's impassioned plea to 'end the racial nightmare' in America wasa bestseller when it appeared in 1963, galvanising a nation and givingvoice to the emerging civil rights movement. Told in the form of twointensely personal 'letters', The Fire Next Time is at once apowerful evocation of Baldwin's early life in Harlem and an excoriatingcondemnation of the terrible legacy of racial injustice. 'Sermon, ultimatum, confession, deposition, testament, and chronicle ... all presented in searing, brilliant prose' The New York Times Book Review'Baldwinwrites with great passion ... it reeks of truth, as the ghettoes of NewYork and London, Chicago and Manchester reek of our hypocrisy' Sunday Times'The great poet-prophet of the civil rights movement ... his seminal work' Guardian

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James Baldwin was an African-American author, writer ... The Fire Next Time is a 1963 non-fiction book by James Baldwin that includes two articles: "My Dungeon Shook: A Letter to My Nephew on One-Hundredth Anniversary of the Emancipation." The best-selling national book first appeared in 1963, the time of nectar shook the nation's fire and raised an emotional voice for the growing civil rights movement. James Baldwin's Early Life in Harlem ... A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement.