Michael Anderson is writing a biography of the playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
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Books March 2017
A review of Albert Murray: Collected Essays & Memoirs: The Omni-Americans / South to a Very Old Place / The Hero and the Blues / Stomping the Blues / The Blue Devils of Nada (The Library of America) by Albert Murray.
Books September 2015
An American aesthetic
A review of American Musicals: The Complete Books and Lyrics of 16 Broadway Classics, 1927-1969 (Library of America) by Laurence Maslon.
Features April 2015
Langston Hughes’s two faces
A new selection of Langston Hughes’s letters shows how the “beloved bard of black America” was caught between the world he was born into and the one his poetry embodied.