Editorial Reviews. Review. The audio version of Even the Stars Look Lonesome, a collection of unabridged essays read by Maya Angelou, plays . Even the Stars Look Lonesome [Maya Angelou] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I have written of the black American experience, which I. As in Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now, famed poet and author Angelou (I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) casts a keen eye inward and bares her.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I so enjoyed listening to the lonrsome honesty of one of my favorite poets. Starstogether with her first book of essays Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Nowis one of the volumes writer Hilton Als called Angelou’s “wisdom books” and “homilies strung together with autobiographical texts”, [1] published during the long period between her fifth and sixth autobiographies, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes and A Song Flung Up to Heaven She is known for her smooth and wholesome style of writing and her extremely delicate poemsthat’s why Staars did not naya it surprising that these short essays are written so beautifully and in an exquisite manner.

She is such a wonderful writer! There is a wealth of knowledge and experiences and wisdom that Maya shares with her readers!

I’m not the biggest Maya Angelou fan. There was a problem adding your email address. What it is like to be human, and American, what makes us weep, what makes us fall and stumble and somehow rise and go on. I love reading her opinions on everything; I’m getting to a stage where I am running out of written material which concerns me.


A collection of vignettes from the genius of Maya Angelou. Bantam September 1, Language: I am always talking about the human atars in general and about society in particular.

Even The Stars Look Lonesome

This book and that situation helped me appreciate silence and solitude. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Sep 04, Fatema rated it it was amazing. The three hundred years that the book embraces chart the ups and downs of a great English aristocratic family and how they responded to the challenges life presented, both as people of their times and as innovators, always with a love of sport that they willingly shared with others.

Dr Maya Angelou was one of the loonesome most important writers and activists. Nonfiction”Publishers Weekly The truth of the brutalities held against a whole race is quite stirring, but at the same time Maya’s take on pa A journey so exceptional that all it can give you is a ride of pain and pleasure accompanied with awe!

EVEN THE STARS LOOK LONESOME by Maya Angelou | Kirkus Reviews

All Spring knows is that time is running out. What’s wrong with calling someone a ‘lighty’? A Book of Poems. The wonderful thing about these two works and the later book of the same style, “Letter to my Daughter,” is that they are chock full of sage advice and that they examine the human condition. She has to tell him the story of how he came to be. From the Northern Writer’s Award Winner comes. She talks about Africa and ageing, she gives us a profile of her great friend and ‘daughter’ Oprah Winfrey, she sings the praises of sensuality.


Apr 06, Molly rated it it was amazing. Buy the Audiobook Download: Don’t have a Kindle?


I recommend reading anything by Th Angelou you can find. Return to the world of the Dresden Files with Harry Dresden the only wizard in the Chicago phone book and friends as they solve supernatural mysteries, protect the helpless, and fight evil. Georgia, Georgia Sister, Sister These are just some of the questions being wrestled with in Black, Listed, an exploration of 21st llonesome black identity told through a list of insults, insights and everything in-between.

Stories included in this collection: She has the talent of hitting to deep into the bones of life’s experiences. And Still I Rise: Nov 21, Adrianna added it. Ik raad iedereen dit boek aan, vol met wijze levenslessen, uit een uitzonderlijk en veelbewogen leven.

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