4-22-11: The ABC’s of Biographies
From autobiographies to memoirs, Dr Carla Hayden, Director of the Enoch Pratt libraries beings us her choices for the latest books that talke an intimate look into the lives and times of notables.
Dr. Hayden’s Recommendations:
- Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
- Autobiography of Mark Twain
- Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
- The Secret of Chanel No. 5: The Intimate History of the World’s Most Famous Perfume by Tilar J. Mazzeo
- Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life by Bill Minutaglio and W. Michael Smith
- Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable.
- Beating the Odds: Eddie Brown’s Investing and Life Strategies by Eddie Brown