What does the American writer James Baldwin think about reading?…
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”
~ James Baldwin (1924-1987)
Who was James Baldwin?
James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, playwright, and activist. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son, explore intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America. (source wikipedia)