Books, Reviews, Prints

February 2024 Book Recommendations

Tonya Bolden’s SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT!: THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF “FIGHTING SHIRLEY CHISHOLM”; a biography of the first African American congresswoman, and candidate for the presidency.

Mary Tyler Moore’s AFTER ALL; from Brooklyn to the Big Time; multiple marriages and divorce; alcoholism and tragedy.

Irving Stone’s EARL WARREN: A GREAT AMERICAN STORY; an early biography of the California governor and future Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Mia Farrow’s WHAT FALLS AWAY: A MEMOIR; from a daughter of Hollywood to stardom in Peyton Place and Rosemary’s Baby; marriages to André Previn, Frank Sinatra, and a traumatic relationship with Woody Allen.