Art is where ideas and life come together. In art, politics and empathy, vision and reality meet.
During this time, I’m sharing some of my most beloved novels by Black authors.
Day 4: Crossing the River and The Nature of Blood by Caryl Phillips (www.carylphillips.com)
Decades ago, Crossing the River and The Nature of Blood inspired me by going so far beyond the “ethnic identity” novels that were breaking through in the 1990s. They are powerful examples of how novels can open a whole new realm of experience and awareness.
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