09 Dec 2021
Must-Read Biography Books | December 2021
In the mood for a new biography or memoir? Check out these instant bestsellers by Gina Lynn Murray, James Golden, Mike Cidoni Lennox & Chris May, James Patterson & Benjamin Wallace, Sharon Gless, Ryan Green. Enjoy your new non-fiction picks!
One Trembling Heart, Out of Darkness Into the Light
by Gina Lynn Murray
Release Date: October 24, 2021
Are you tired of fighting in your own strength? Are you worn out and weary? Are you paralyzed by anxiety, fear, and depression? This is where Gina Murray found herself seven years ago. After a lifetime of dealing with fear, insecurities, and trying to be perfect for everyone around her, including God, she became physically ill. It was at this point that God spoke to Gina and told her to rest.
Rush on the Radio
by James Golden
Release Date: November 26, 2021
What was it like to be a part of the supersonic ride on the Rush Limbaugh program, the highest-rated radio show in history that spanned 33 years and changed the American political conversation? James Golden, aka “Bo Snerdley,” was there from the beginning to the final, tearful episodes. As call screener, “Official Show Observer,” and friend of Rush, James shares the stories that grew an audience into tens of millions of devoted listeners. On the air or off, when Rush asked, “What do you think, Mr. Snerdley?” he meant it. James agreed, and disagreed, with Rush over the years, but they held the same values. “Rush’s legacy must be is framed truthfully and properly. The stories must not be lost. In fact, we need them now more than ever.”
Carpenters: The Musical Legacy
by Mike Cidoni Lennox & Chris May
Release Date: November 16, 2021
The definitive biography of one of the most enduring and endeared recording artists in history—the Carpenters—is told for the first time from the perspective of Richard Carpenter, through more than 100 hours of exclusive interviews and some 200 photographs from Richard’s personal archive, many never published.
The Defense Lawyer: The Barry Slotnick Story
by James Patterson & Benjamin Wallace
Release Date: December 20, 2021
For more than a decade, Barry Slotnick never lost a case—no matter how notorious or dangerous his clients. Everyone deserves the best defense. Known for his sharp mind, sharp suits, and bold courtroom strategies, Bronx-native Barry Slotnick is known as the best criminal lawyer in the US. He calls himself “Liberty’s Last Champion.” Slotnick mediates Bette Midler’s bathhouse contract and represents John Gotti, “The Dapper Don.” He defends “Subway Shooter” Bernie Goetz and negotiates future First Lady Melania Trump’s pre-nup. His unparalleled legal brilliance defines a profession, a city—and an era.
Apparently There Were Complaints
by Sharon Gless
Release Date: December 7, 2021
Apparently There Were Complaints delves into Gless’s remarkable career and explores Gless’s complicated family, her struggles with alcoholism, and her fear of romantic commitment as well as her encounters with some of Hollywood’s biggest names. Brutally honest and incredibly relatable, Gless puts it all out on the page in the same way she has lived—never with moderation.
by Ryan Green
Release Date: December 5, 2021
The Beast is a chilling account of Clifford Olson Junior and one of the most disturbing true crime stories in Canada’s history. Ryan Green’s riveting narrative draws the reader into the real-live horror experienced by the victims and has all the elements of a classic thriller. CAUTION: This book contains descriptive accounts of torture, abuse and violence. If you are especially sensitive to this material, it might be advisable not to read any further.