Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

This is a complete list of Martin Luther King Jr. books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of King Legacy Books in Publication Order (with Michael K. Honey)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
1957
2
Why We Can't Wait
1964
3
Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?
1966
4
The Trumpet of Conscience
1968
5
All Labor Has Dignity
2010
6
"Thou, Dear God": Prayers That Open Hearts and Spirits
2011
7
A Gift of Love: Sermons from Strength to Love and Other Preachings
2012
8
"In a Single Garment of Destiny": A Global Vision of Justice
2013
9
A Time to Break Silence: The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
2013
10
The Essential Martin Luther King, Jr.: "I Have a Dream" and Other Great Writings
2013
11
The Radical King
2015

List of The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Books in Publication Order (with Clayborne Carson, with Pete Holloran)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Called to Serve, January 1929–June 1951
1991
2
Rediscovering Precious Values, July 1951–November 1955
1994
3
Birth of a New Age, December 1955–December 1956
1997
4
Symbol of the Movement, January 1957–December 1958
2000
5
Threshold of a New Decade, January 1959—December 1960
2005
6
Advocate of the Social Gospel, September 1948–March 1963
2007
7
To Save the Soul of America, January 1961–August 1962
2014

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Newmarket Words Of Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Words of Gandhi (By: Mahatma Gandhi)
The Words of Gandhi (By: Mahatma Gandhi)
1982
2
6
The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. (With: Coretta King)
1984
3
The Words of Peace, Fourth Edition: Selections from the Speeches of the Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize (By: Irwin Abrams)
2008
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List of The Last Interview Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Learning to Live Finally (By: Jacques Derrida)
Learning to Live Finally (By: Jacques Derrida)
2005
2
Roberto Bolaño: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations (By: Roberto Bolaño)
2009
3
Kurt Vonnegut (By: Kurt Vonnegut)
Kurt Vonnegut (By: Kurt Vonnegut)
2011
4
Jorge Luis Borges (By: Jorge Luis Borges)
2012
5
Hannah Arendt: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (By: Hannah Arendt)
2013
6
James Baldwin: The Last Interview: and other Conversations (By: James Baldwin, Quincy Troupe)
2014
7
Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview (By: Ray Bradbury, Sam Weller)
2014
8
Gabriel García Márquez (By: Gabriel García Márquez)
2015
9
Lou Reed (By: Lou Reed)
Lou Reed (By: Lou Reed)
2015
10
Ernest Hemingway (By: Ernest Hemingway)
2015
11
Nora Ephron: The Last Interview (By: Nora Ephron)
2015
12
Philip K. Dick (By: Philip K. Dick)
2015
13
J. D. Salinger (By: J.D. Salinger)
2016
14
Oliver Sacks (By: Oliver Sacks)
2016
15
Jane Jacobs (By: Jane Jacobs)
2016
16
David Bowie (By: David Bowie)
David Bowie (By: David Bowie)
2016
17
Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations
2017
18
Christopher Hitchens (By: Christopher Hitchens)
2017
19
Hunter S. Thompson (By: Hunter S. Thompson)
2018
20
Kathy Acker: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Kathy Acker)
2018
21
Julia Child: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (By: Julia Child)
2018
22
10
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (By: Ursula K. Le Guin)
2019
23
Billie Holiday: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Billie Holiday, Khanya Mtshali)
2019
24
Graham Greene: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Graham Greene)
2019
25
Toni Morrison: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Toni Morrison)
2020
26
Frida Kahlo: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Frida Kahlo)
2020
27
Shirley Chisholm: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Barbara Lee, Shirley Chisholm)
2021
28
Fred Rogers: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Fred Rogers)
2021
29
Johnny Cash: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Johnny Cash)
2021
30
John Lewis: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (By: Melville House)
2021
31
Janet Malcolm: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations (By: Melville House)
2022
32
Kurt Cobain: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations ( By: Melville House)
2022
33
bell hooks: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: bell hooks)
2023
34
Octavia E. Butler: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Melville House)
2023
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List of Martin Luther King Jr. Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Hear My Voice
1993
2
Let Nobody Turn Us Around
1999
3
The Eloquent Essay
2000
4
The Portable Sixties Reader
2003
5
40 Model Essays
2005
6
Great Speeches by African Americans
2006
7
Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice
2006
8
The Civil Rights Reader
2009
9
The Black Power Mixtape, 1967-1975
2012
10
Race and the American Idea: 155 Years of Writings From The Atlantic
2015
11
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Anthology
2016
12
Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell
2018
13
Following the Call: Living the Sermon on the Mount Together
2021
14
Knowing Him by Heart: African Americans on Abraham Lincoln
2022
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Martin Luther King Jr.: Biography

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15th, 1929. Martin passed away April 4th, 1968 at 39 years old. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia.

Martin Luther King Jr. was the author of the King Legacy series which consists of 11 novels. The King Legacy series started in 1957 with the novel Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story. The most recently released novel in the King Legacy series was The Radical King which was released in 2015. There are no upcoming novels for the King Legacy series.

Martin Luther King Jr. also wrote the Collections series which has 7 books including Strength to Love and A Testament of Hope.

Martin Luther King Jr.: Awards & Accolades

King Jr.'s book, Letters to a Birmingham Jail: was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Original Work, in 2014.

Martin Luther King Jr.: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Martin Luther King Jr. on Book Notification is Letters to a Birmingham Jail:, a Collection novel.

The most read book by Martin Luther King Jr. on Book Notification is Letters to a Birmingham Jail:, a Collection novel.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Martin Luther King Jr. are:

  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  2. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  3. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.
  4. John Scalzi, author of the Old Man's War Series.
  5. Margaret Atwood, author of the The Handmaid's Tale Series.

Martin Luther King Jr.: F.A.Q

When was Martin Luther King Jr. Born?

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15th, 1929.

When did Martin Luther King Jr. die?

Martin Luther King Jr. died on April 4th, 1968 at 39 years old.

Where was Martin Luther King Jr. Born?

Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia.

What was the first book Martin Luther King Jr. wrote?

The first novel written by Martin Luther King Jr. was Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, published in 1957.

What was the most recent book Martin Luther King Jr. wrote?

His most recently released work was Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (a short story) on January 3rd, 2017.

How many books has Martin Luther King Jr. written?

Martin Luther King Jr. has written 29 books. 11 books in the King Legacy Series, 7 books in the The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Series, 7 books in the Collections, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Newmarket Words Of Series, 1 book in the The Last Interview Series.

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