Books by Manning Marable

Manning Marable, one of the most important black scholars to emerge since the civil rights movement, is Professor of History, Political Science and Public Policy at Columbia University. He is the author of over a dozen other books, including The Great Wel


MALCOLM X by Manning Marable
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2011

"A bold, sure-footed, significant biography of enormous depth and feeling."
A candid, corrective look at the Nation of Islam leader and renegade—and a deeply informed investigation of the evolution of his thinking on race and revolution. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Jan. 3, 2006

"Useful arguments with some interesting turns: What would have happened if the promise of 40 acres and a mule had been kept?"
Wide-ranging essay on the challenges African-Americans face in shaping a history to call their own. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Rambling, repetitious, and disappointing."
Marable (Black Leadership, 1999, etc.) examines the meaning of race in the US. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

A comprehensive anthology of documents from colonial times to the present that tells "the story of how black people made themselves and interpreted the world in which they lived." Read full book review >