August 2022 Book Recommendations
Kitty Kelley’s HIS WAY: THE UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF FRANK SINATRA; without his alpha-ambitious mother, the crooner’s career would not have been the same.
Lucy Grealy’s AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A FACE; a young woman withstands facial disfiguration from childhood cancer, and thirty reconstructive surgeries.
Dr. Brian L. Weiss’s MANY LIVES, MANY MASTERS; a traditional psychiatrist becomes a believer in past lives while treating a traumatized patient.
John Gunther’s DEATH BE NOT PROUD; the journalist writes about his 17-year-old son’s death from a brain tumor.
Art Buchwald’s LEAVING HOME; a memoir; after bumping around in different foster homes during childhood, the humorist ends up at the Hebrew Asylum in Paris. Volume 1 of three.