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Books to watch for:
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power/Jon Meacham (from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston)
A portrait of the third president that considers his early life, role as a Founding Father, and considerable achievements as a master politician.
Live by night / Dennis Lehane (The author of Mystic River)
In 1926, during the Prohibition, Joe Coughlin defies his strict law-and-order upbringing by climbing a ladder of organized crime that takes him from Boston to Cuba where he encounters a dangerous cast of characters who are all fighting for their piece of the American dream.
Goldberg variations: a novel / Susan Isaacs (A popular Long Island author)
Daisy Goldberg is not only mad for movies, she’s part of the film industry: East Coast story editor for one of the biggest studios. Her brother, Matt, the über–sports buff, has a great job in public relations with Major League Baseball. And their cousin Raquel Goldberg, half-Latina, all Catholic, is a Legal Aid lawyer. They may like their work, but do they really like their lives?
Sweet Tooth: a novel / Ian McEwan
Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. The year is 1972. Britain, confronting economic disaster, is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism and faces its fifth state of emergency. The Cold War has entered a moribund phase, but the fight goes on, especially in the cultural sphere. Serena, a compulsive reader, is sent on a “secret mission” that brings her into the literary world of Tom Haley, a promising young writer.
The Rhythm of Memory / Alyson Richman (The author of The Lost Wife)
A powerful story about two couples from opposite ends of the globe who seek refuge from political turmoil in Sweden, where their lives intertwine in a poignant dance with destiny.
Waging Heavy Peace: a hippie dream / Neil Young
An iconic figure in the history of rock and pop culture (inducted not once but twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame), Neil Young has written his eagerly awaited memoir.
Who I am: a memoir / Pete Townshend.
Spanning his entire life, the founding member of The Who presents a candid memoir that reveals his struggles with drugs, sex, and the ghosts of his troubled past, while detailing the band’s meteoric rise to international fame.
Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand / William J. Mann
In this intimate portrait, Mann incisively illuminates Streisand’s climb to fame before she became the icon. Traces the formative years of the actress and singer, discussing such topics as her relationship with her mother, her marriage to Elliott Gould, and the making of “Funny Girl” against a backdrop of the birth of off-off-Broadway.