Books, Reviews, Prints

April 2024 Book Recommendations

Lillian Hellman’s PENTIMENTO; portraits of women who influenced the playwright.

Mark K. Updegrove’s SECOND ACTS: PRESIDENTIAL LIVES AND LEGACIES AFTER THE WHITE HOUSE; after Washington DC: careers from Harry Truman through Bill Clinton.

Kate Andersen Brower’s ELIZABETH TAYLOR: THE GRIT AND GLAMOUR OF AN ICON; an acclaimed child star grows into an early activist for HIV/AIDS.

Julia Taft Bayne’s TAD LINCOLN’S FATHER; a little girl remembers the presidential family with love.

Lindy Boggs’s WASHINGTON THROUGH A PURPLE VEIL; widow; long-reigning Louisiana congresswoman; ambassador to the Vatican.