The Letters of Langston Hughes
April 7, 2015•27 min
A prolific writer of everything, including letters… Sometimes Langston Hughes wrote letters deep into the quiet of the early hours of morning. Yet Hughes seemed to love the noise and bustle of cities. However, most of these letters end up discussing money. Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel scoured towering stacks of them and published selected letters that profile the famous writer in their new book.