LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, “The System of Dante’s Hell” (1965)

leroi-jones-amiri-baraka-the-system-of-dantes-hell-1965“This is an excellent autobiographical novel about the coming of age of a young, Black, male homosexual. He grapples with issues of insecurity and shame.”    –Customer Review, Amazon, November 6, 2006