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Pre-order Angela Y. Davis’ Autobiography!

“An activist. An author. A scholar. An abolitionist. A legend.”
—Ibram X. Kendi

In January, 2022, Haymarket will publish a new edition of Angela Y. Davis’ seminal Autobiography, featuring a new introduction.

Pre-order Angela Davis: An Autobiography today! Get one for yourself and (at least!) one as an inspiring gift for a loved one.


Featuring a new introduction by the author, Angela Davis: An Autobiography is a classic account of a life in struggle.

Angela Davis has been a political activist at the cutting edge of the Black Liberation, feminist, queer, and prison abolitionist movements for more than 50 years. First published and edited by Toni Morrison in 1974, An Autobiography is a powerful and commanding account of her early years of political activity. Told with warmth, brilliance, humor and conviction, Angela Davis’s autobiography is a classic account of a life of struggle with echoes in our own time.