Books, Reviews, Prints

January 2022 Book Recommendations


Helene Hanff’s UNDERFOOT IN SHOW BUSINESS; the author recalls her years of difficulty on Broadway during the 40s and 50s.

Amy Bloom’s WHITE HOUSES; a novel based on the alleged love affair between Eleanor Roosevelt, and journalist Lorena Hickok.

Kathy McKeon’s JACKIE’S GIRL: MY LIFE WITH THE KENNEDY FAMILY; from Irish poverty to New York; Fifth Avenue, and upscale employment in Jacqueline Onassis’s apartment.

Jennifer Latham’s DREAMLAND BURNING; two hitched stories–present and past–which exhume the hidden accounts of a 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma race riot.

Edward Cody Huddleston’s THE STORY OF JOHN QUINCY ADAMS 250 YEARS AFTER HIS BIRTH; prosperous, privileged, and primed politically by his parents, the sixth president was a diplomatic translator, foreign minister, secretary of state and–member of Congress.