110 Collage of Books in the Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures Category — View a list.

Click for more detail about Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker by Alice Walker
Click for more detail about Ralph Ellison: A Life in Letters by Ralph Ellison
Click for more detail about The Measure of Our Lives: A Gathering of Wisdom by Toni Morrison
Click for more detail about Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family by Mitchell S. Jackson
Click for more detail about Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America by Gregory Pardlo
Click for more detail about Alice Walker: A Woman for Our Times (Women Writers of Color) by Deborah G. Plant
Click for more detail about Chester B. Himes: A Biography by Lawrence P. Jackson
Click for more detail about Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks by Angela Jackson
Click for more detail about Heav’nly Tidings From the Afric Muse: The Grace and Genius of Phillis Wheatley Poet Laureate of the American Revolution by Richard Kigel
Click for more detail about Love, H: The Letters of Helene Dorn and Hettie Jones by Hettie Jones
Click for more detail about The Lights of Pointe-Noire: A Memoir by Alain Mabanckou
Click for more detail about Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond by Langston Hughes
Click for more detail about Hook: A Memoir by Randall Horton
Click for more detail about Alex Haley: And The Books That Changed A Nation by Robert J. Norrell
Click for more detail about The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy’s Journey into Manhood by Kevin Powell
Click for more detail about Dark Justice (Dark Justice Series) by Diane Cooper
Click for more detail about Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom (New Black Studies Series) by Sonja D Williams
Click for more detail about Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean by James Davis
Click for more detail about Wandering Time: Western Notebooks by Luís Alberto Urrea
Click for more detail about Selected Letters of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes
Click for more detail about Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Last Interview: and Other Conversation by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Click for more detail about The Words & Wisdom of Charles Johnson by Charles Johnson
Click for more detail about Letter to Jimmy by Alain Mabanckou
Click for more detail about James Baldwin: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations by James Baldwin
Click for more detail about Essence Maya Angelou: Her Phenomenal Life & Poetic Journey by Editors of Essence Magazine
Click for more detail about A Joyous Revolt: Toni Cade Bambara, Writer and Activist (Women Writers of Color) by Linda Janet Holmes
Click for more detail about Visible Man: The Life Of Henry Dumas by Jeffrey B. Leak
Click for more detail about Dreaming of Elsewhere: Observations on Home by Esi Edugyan
Click for more detail about Not for Everyday Use: A Memoir by Elizabeth Nunez
Click for more detail about Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Click for more detail about Fathering Words: The Making Of An African American Writer by E. Ethelbert Miller
Click for more detail about Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about There Was A Country: A Personal History Of Biafra by Chinua Achebe
Click for more detail about And Bid Him Sing: A Biography Of Countee Cullen by Charles Molesworth
Click for more detail about One Day I Will Write About This Place: A Memoir by Binyavanga Wainaina
Click for more detail about My Father’s Name: A Black Virginia Family After the Civil War by Lawrence P. Jackson
Click for more detail about Things I Should Have Told My Daughter by Pearl Cleage
Click for more detail about Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara (Literary Conversations Series) by Toni Cade Bambara
Click for more detail about Dorothy West’s Paradise: A Biography Of Class And Color by Cherene Sherrard-Johnson
Click for more detail about Manchild In The Promised Land by Claude Brown
Click for more detail about The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker by Alice Walker
Click for more detail about Literary Sisters: Dorothy West And Her Circle, A Biography Of The Harlem Renaissance by Verner D. Mitchell and Cynthia Davis
Click for more detail about One Day I Will Write About This Place: A Memoir by Binyavanga Wainaina
Click for more detail about Dust Tracks On A Road: An Autobiography by Zora Neale Hurston
Click for more detail about Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist At Work (The Toni Morrison Lecture Series) by Edwidge Danticat
Click for more detail about John Oliver Killens: A Life Of Black Literary Activism by Keith Gilyard
Click for more detail about Conversations With Yusef Komunyakaa (Literary Conversations Series) by Shirley A. James Hanshaw
Click for more detail about Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers by Joanne V. Gabbin
Click for more detail about I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Gather Together In My Name by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about The 5th Inning by E. Ethelbert Miller
Click for more detail about Triangular Road: A Memoir by Paule Marshall
Click for more detail about Sweet Summer: Growing Up With and Without My Dad by Bebe Moore Campbell
Click for more detail about Baldwin's Harlem: A Biography of James Baldwin by Herb Boyd
Click for more detail about Porch Stories: A Grandmother’s Guide to Happiness  by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Click for more detail about Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution (Gender and American Culture) by Lois Brown
Click for more detail about Toni Morrison: Conversations (Literary Conversations Series) by Carolyn C. Denard
Click for more detail about Richard Wright: The Life and Times by Hazel Rowley
Click for more detail about Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Ralph Ellison: Emergence of Genius by Lawrence P. Jackson
Click for more detail about Zora Neale Hurston: A Biography of the Spirit (Women Writers of Color) by Deborah G. Plant
Click for more detail about Conversations with Leon Forrest (Literary Conversations) by Leon Forrest
Click for more detail about Ralph Ellison: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad
Click for more detail about You Must Set Forth At Dawn: A Memoir by Wole Soyinka
Click for more detail about In Search of Nella Larsen: A Biography of the Color Line by George Hutchinson
Click for more detail about When I Was Puerto Rican: A Memoir by Esmeralda Santiago
Click for more detail about Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography by Zora Neale Hurston
Click for more detail about Speak, So You Can Speak Again: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Lucy Hurston
Click for more detail about Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde by Alexis De Veaux
Click for more detail about Zora Neale Hurston: A Life In Letters by Carla Kaplan
Click for more detail about Living to Tell the Tale by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Click for more detail about The Splendid Drunken Twenties: Selections from the Daybooks, 1922-1930 by Carl Van Vechten
Click for more detail about What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir by E. Lynn Harris
Click for more detail about A Song Flung Up to Heaven by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Liberation Memories: The Rhetoric And Poetics Of John Oliver Killens (African American Life Series) by Keith Gilyard
Click for more detail about The Zea Mexican Diary: 7 September 1926-7 September 1986 by Kamau Brathwaite
Click for more detail about Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Valerie Boyd
Click for more detail about Nobody’s Son: Notes from an American Life by Luís Alberto Urrea
Click for more detail about I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Remember Me to Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten by Emily Bernard
Click for more detail about The Life of Langston Hughes: Volume II: 1914-1967, I Dream a World by Arnold Rampersad
Click for more detail about The Life of Langston Hughes: Volume II: 1941-1967, I Dream a World (Life of Langston Hughes, 1941-1967) by Arnold Rampersad
Click for more detail about Finding Fish: A Memoir by Antwone Fisher
Click for more detail about The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart by Alice Walker
Click for more detail about Tales from the Heart: True Stories from My Childhood by Maryse Conde
Click for more detail about Donald Writes No More by Eddie Stone
Click for more detail about In the Shadow of a Saint: A Son’s Journey to Understand His Father’s Legacy by Ken Wiwa
Click for more detail about Soldier: A Poet’s Childhood by June Jordan
Click for more detail about Las Mamis: Favorite Latino Authors Remember Their Mothers by Esmeralda Santiago and Joie Davidow
Click for more detail about Remember Me to Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten, 1925-1964 by Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten
Click for more detail about The Prisoner’s Wife by asha bandele
Click for more detail about Sweet Summer: Growing up with and without My Dad by Bebe Moore Campbell
Click for more detail about A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid
Click for more detail about The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey by Toi Derricotte
Click for more detail about Crabcakes: A Memoir by James Alan McPherson
Click for more detail about Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life by bell hooks
Click for more detail about Black Boy by Richard Wright
Click for more detail about Down These Mean Streets by Piri Thomas
Click for more detail about The Heart of a Woman (Oprah’s Book Club) by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Native in a Strange Land: Trials & Tremors by Wanda Coleman
Click for more detail about Conversations With Toni Morrison (Literary Conversations) by Danille K. Taylor-Guthrie
Click for more detail about Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man In America by Nathan McCall
Click for more detail about South To A Very Old Place by Albert Murray
Click for more detail about Aké: The Years Of Childhood by Wole Soyinka
Click for more detail about James Baldwin: The Legacy by Quincy Troupe
Click for more detail about The Correspondence of W.E.B. Du Bois, Volume I: Selections, 1877–1934 by W.E.B. Du Bois
Click for more detail about Long Way From Home by Claude McKay