I've been on a blogging vacation for a month, but I kept up with WC posts. I decided to contribute this time.
My best autobiography is the Autobiography of Malcolm X, As Told to Alex Haley.
This book had tremendous impact on me while I was in college. It affected lots of white, middle class Americans. It was a brazen window into the life of an African American and the troubles he faced, his conversion to the Black Muslims, becoming a spokesperson for them and after his Haj to Mecca the change in his faith, which caused his assassination.
Alex Haley did a masterful job of presenting his words and ideas in a relatable manner.
The movie did not do it justice, but then they never do.