Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable

This biography provides an in-depth exploration of Malcolm X's life, from his early days of crime and imprisonment to his transformation into one of the most influential African-American leaders. It delves into his complex relationships, his evolving political beliefs, and his controversial views on race and religion. The book also examines his assassination, shedding new light on the circumstances around his death and the conspiracy theories that followed.

The 8222nd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 97

Since this book was first published in 2011, there is a penalty of 59.2%. The age adjusted score is 39.58.

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