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Darryl Pinckney

Darryl Pinckney
Copyright Dominique Nabokov

Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of the novel, High Cotton (winner of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize), and the works of nonfiction, Blackballed: The Black Vote and U.S. Democracy and Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. He is a recipient of the Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award for Distinguished Prose from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in New York.

Darryl Pinckney

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November 18, 2019

Award-winning author and literary critic Darryl Pinckney (High Cotton, Blackballed) discusses some of the personal and social themes explored in his essay collection Busted in New York.

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Busted in New York and Other Essays

Busted in New York and Other Essays

A collection of essays that blend the personal and the social, from the celebrated literary critic and novelist

In these twenty-five essays, Darryl Pinckney has given us...

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Busted in New York and Other Essays

Darryl Pinckney; Foreword by Zadie Smith
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A collection of essays that blend the personal and the social, from the celebrated literary critic and novelist

In these twenty-five essays, Darryl Pinckney has given us...

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High Cotton

Darryl Pinckney
Picador
Picador

No one sat me down and told me I was a Negro. That was something I figured out on the sly...

So begins acclaimed critic and novelist Darryl Pinckney’s debut novel, High...

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Black Deutschland

Black Deutschland

Darryl Pinckney
Picador
Picador

Jed—young, gay, black, out of rehab and out of prospects in his hometown of Chicago—flees to the city of his fantasies, a museum of modernism and decadence: Berlin. The paradise that tyranny...

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