Originally published in 1964, Malcom X tells the extraordinary story of his life & the Black Muslim movement. This searing & classic autobiography stands as the definitive statement of a movement and a man whose work was never completed but whose message is timeless. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand America.
“Malcolm X’s autobiography seemed to offer something different. His repeated acts of self-creation spoke to me; the blunt poetry of his words, his unadorned insistence on respect, promised a new and uncompromising order, martial in its discipline, forged through sheer force of will.”—Barack Obama
One of Time's 10 Most Important Nonfiction Books of the 20th Century