Book Reviews

"MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson," by Steve Knopper

Providence Journal: Revisiting the King of Pop's reign



"Lion of the Senate: When Ted Kennedy Rallied the Democrats in a GOP Congress," by Nick Littlefield and David Nexon

Providence Journal: How Ted Kennedy fought for the Democratic Party's fundamental values

"Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep," by Michael Schulman

Providence Journal: Streep biography delves into her early years


“Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President,” by Betty Boyd Caroli

Providence Journal: Lady Bird’s story rich with detail, drama


“Raw: My Journey into the Wu-Tang” (Picador), by Lamont U-God Hawkins

Associated Press: ‘Raw: My Journey into the Wu-Tang’ tells classic rags-to-riches tale



"To Siri With Love" by Judith Newman

Associated Press: Parenting, tech meet in ‘To Siri With Love’


"The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution" (Crown), by David A. Kaplan

Associated Press: 'The Most Dangerous Branch' looks at the Supreme Court


“Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression” (Dey Street), by David Leite

Associated Press: ‘Notes on a Banana’ takes readers on coming-of-age-journey


"Namaste the Hard Way: A Daughter's Journey to Find Her Mother on the Yoga Mat" (HCI), by Sasha Brown-Worsham

Associated Press: Author chronicles her coming of age in memoir


‘Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career’, by Lisen Stromberg

Associated Press: Pausing for parenthood without killing career


“Mama’s Boy: A Story from Our Americas” (Knopf), by Dustin Lance Black

Associated Press: Dustin Lance Black’s memoir hooks readers quicklysing for parenthood without killing career