This week we will focus our nonfiction list around biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs, because there is no story quite like real-life experience.
'The Things They Carried,' one of the most famous books on the Vietnam War, is coming to the big screen with guns blazing.
In her new biography, Clark seeks to reclaim Plath’s story by focusing on the wonders of her life rather than the disaster of her death. Clark claims in the prologue that Plath’s “life has been subsumed by her afterlife” as the public fails in knowing anything but the myth of Sylvia Plath.
This latest coffee table book, Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love, 1850s to 1950s, is opening a window into the past as well as opening minds. In these 330 pages, a century of male love is revealed, in all its sentiment and courage, before it was legal.
Keep an eye out for Volume One of Barack Obama's presidential memoirs, A Promised Land, set to hit the shelves November 17th.