A testament to the strength and beauty of the writing that such a navel-gazing novel held my interest.Published 5 months ago by reluctantm
Raw, honest, and brutal - this unrelenting study of human nature and and society's devastating impact on how people relate to each other on the most intimate levels is both... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Ginevra M Saylor
James Baldwin is masterful in conveying underlying motives. In his book, Giovanni's Room, he deals very tactfully with the moral pitfalls of sexual relationships. Read morePublished on July 12 2004 by James D Mcgee
This has undoubtedly become my favorite book. Never have I had the need to reread a book till I was brought to this book. Read morePublished on June 3 2004
It was just so beautiful. Incredaibly moving and emotional. Like Romeo and Juliet, right from the start you are told it's a tragdey, but that didn't stop me from going through the... Read morePublished on Feb. 28 2004 by Shirley Li
One reviewer stated that it was a shame more young readers were not reading Baldwin. It has taken me almost 35 years to discover him. Read morePublished on Feb. 6 2004 by Scott T.
i love givannis room so much, james baldwin writes a story that is short and compact, but oh so good. Read morePublished on July 27 2003 by sterling
I had to read this book for class, otherwise I would have thrown it in the trash. People pay money for this? Read morePublished on March 19 2003 by Alex Newberry