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FT critics share some of their favourite works by the groundbreaking writer, editor and teacher
Nobel Prize-winning writer who broke the silence over black America
Nobel Prize-winning writer was a powerful voice on race and black identity in America
The author’s moral clarity and piercing perspective gets a timely airing in this collection
Dialogue reveals all that is said, unsaid and unsayable
The Nobel laureate’s 11th novel, a romance full of violence and terror, is a bizarre clash of styles
As he enters his eighties, could the man regarded as America’s greatest living novelist yet win the prize he really wants?
The Malian star staged three different London shows in a week and still managed to throw in a few surprises
Art’s A-list gathers in New York for an initiative that matches masters with younger talent
A lack of information helps strengthen these portraits