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Wonderland Book Club

Wonderland meets the last Friday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon. Wonderland Book Club is OPEN to the public and is an outreach effort of the NC Writers' Network for Raleigh and Wake County.

Upcoming

  • October 30: W. Jason Miller, Langston Hughes
  • November 13: Joanna Evans, Sinai Unhinged
  • December 4: Leslie Tall Manning, Knock on Wood
Langston Hughes (Critical Lives) Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781789141955
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Reaktion Books - February 20th, 2020

As the first black author in America to make his living exclusively by writing, Langston Hughes inspired a generation of writers and activists. One of the pioneers of jazz poetry, Hughes led the Harlem Renaissance, while Martin Luther King, Jr., invoked Hughes’s signature metaphor of dreaming in his speeches. In this new biography, W.