Close Conversations: Interpreting James Baldwin Today

On January 22, Nicholas Boggs and Gabrielle Bellot joined Elizabeth Howard in conversation about the novel If Beale Street Could Talk, recently released as a movie and directed by Academy Award-winner Barry Jenkins, and Little Man, Little Man by James Baldwin with illustrations by Yoran Cazac. Little Man was republished in 2018 with an introduction by Nicholas Boggs and Jennifer DeVere Brody.

Close Conversations are organized by The Congregation of Saint Saviour at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine around society, culture and spirituality and opening up discussions around race, education and injustice.