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The Autobiography of LeRoi Jones, by Amiri Baraka, details the author's life up to his fortieth birthday in 1974. Baraka recounts his experiences from his participation in post-World War II counterculture and his role in Black nationalism after the assassination of Malcolm X to his conversion to Islam and his commitment to an international socialist vision.

Baraka's 1995 book, Transbluesency: The Selected Poems of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones (1961-1995), edited by Paul Vangelisti, pays homage to blues and jazz greats Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, and John Coltrane. The collection includes many out-of-print and limited edition chapbooks and broadsides.

Komozi Woodard's recently released study, A Nation Within a Nation: Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones) and Black Power Politics, closely examines Baraka's politics and activism during the 1960s and 1970s, when Baraka was an outspoken advocate for Black nationalist causes.

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