Bailey's Cafe: A Novel by Gloria Naylor

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Bailey's Cafe: A Novel

'“A virtuoso orchestration of survival, suffering, courage and humor.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Told in contrasting shades of harsh, comic and magic realism . . . Moving . . . Crackles with passion and wit . . . It is an unforgettable successor to Ellison’s metaphor of the invisible man, and as incandescent.” —Los Angeles Times   “A lacy, near-mystical cantata sung by several voices.” —The Boston Globe   “Gutsy . . . A collective blues performance in prose—a lyrical remembrance and triumph over personal catastrophe.” —People   “Bailey’s Cafe has the rhythm of music—and the power of religious allegory. Beneath its symbolic overlay are tales of fractured lives that will move even the most hardened reader.” —Vogue   “A dazzling novel. When you enter Bailey’s Cafe, you won’t leave without being touched by the wonder and the horror that lie there.” —Entertainment Weekly  '
'“A virtuoso orchestration of survival, suffering, courage and humor.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Told in contrasting shades of harsh, comic and magic realism . . . Moving . . . Crackles with passion and wit . . . It is an unforgettable successor to Ellison’s metaphor of the invisible man, and as incandescent.” —Los Angeles Times   “A lacy, near-mystical cantata sung by several voices.” —The Boston Globe   “Gutsy . . . A collective blues performance in prose—a lyrical remembrance and triumph over personal catastrophe.” —People   “Bailey’s Cafe has the rhythm of music—and the power of religious allegory. Beneath its symbolic overlay are tales of fractured lives that will move even the most hardened reader.” —Vogue   “A dazzling novel. When you enter Bailey’s Cafe, you won’t leave without being touched by the wonder and the horror that lie there.” —Entertainment Weekly  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504043168 Pages: 229