T Book Club

A Conversation on ‘Go Tell It on the Mountain’

The novelist Ayana Mathis speaks about James Baldwin’s 1953 classic.

T’s Book Club consists of a series of articles and discussions dedicated to classic works of American literature. Here, our first (virtual) event, on James Baldwin’s 1953 novel, “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” featuring the novelist Ayana Mathis — who first read the book as a teenager and has returned to it many times since — in conversation with T features director Thessaly La Force.