“If you haven't yet made Simple's acquaintance, I recommend that you do so through the medium of Simple's Uncle Sam. It is delightful reading.” ―Robert Cromie, Chicago Tribune
“Mr. Hughes' Simple has delighted one generation and is now delighting another.” ―The New York Times
“This book is loaded with chuckles--and with thought.” ―The Los Angeles Herald Examiner
About the Author
Langston Hughes (1902-67) was born in Joplin, Missouri, and long resided in New York City's Harlem.