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The definitive selection of Amiri Baraka’s dynamic poetry—comprising more than five decades of groundbreaking, controversial work—with new, previously unpublished, and uncollected poems.


“Plot is inexhaustibly complex, varied, and difficult–and as fearlessly and even grimly inventive and searching as one can conceive any book of poems as being. It instantly joins the few contemporary works. . .whose gravity is synonymous with the passion and integrity of their intelligence.” –Calvin Bedient, Verse…

The Nigger Factory

New edition of the second novel by the legendary poet, musician and Godfather of Rap. The Nigger Factory is a scornful statement on the…

The End of the Alphabet

“It is not facts or events but the experiencing of them that counts here. And the writing never summarizes or reduces these to simples,…