Watch Our Author Chat with Robert Jones Jr.

Robert Jones Jr. debut novel tells the story of the forbidden union between two young and enslaved Black men in the Deep South. Isaiah and Samuel are the main focus, but we see their union through the eyes of both men and women alike on the plantation. During our conversation with the author, he claimed that “the heart of the story was their love and their love needed witnesses”. Jones is also widely known for his blog, Son of Baldwin, which he started more than a decade ago; facilitating discussions about topics such as sexuality, gender, disability and more.

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