Wildman of Rhythm: the Life and Music of Benny Moré, available at University Press of Florida
This is the full, true, terrifying story of Solomon Northup, a free black man kidnapped into slavery for 12 years in Louisiana. After being freed by a white childhood friend, Solomon helped write his shocking and powerful autobiography, Twelve Years a Slave. This book also examines slavery kidnapping, Solomon’s involvement in the Underground Railroad, and his mysterious disappearance at the end of his life.
Taken: How Friendship Saved a Man From Slavery, available on Amazon.
The Confessions of Jimmy Malevich, available on Amazon