Book Horoscopes: November 2015

BIOGRAPHIES OF PEOPLE WHO SHARE YOUR SIGN

aries
ARIES
BILLIE HOLIDAY: THE MUSICIAN AND THE MYTH | JOHN SZWED
Looking beyond the numerous tragedies endured by the singer, draws on material that has come to light in the last decade to reveal Holliday’s persona and musicianship while examining the historical context of her career.
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TAURUS
SOUL OF THE AGE: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE MIND OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE | JONATHAN BATE
Tells the story of the great dramatist while deducing the crucial events of Shakespeare’s life, connecting those events to his world and work, and revealing how this unsurpassed artist came to be.
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GEMINI
CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR | GEORGE CRILE
Describes how, after the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, maverick Texas congressman Charlie Wilson persuaded his colleagues to fund the CIA’s efforts to arm the mujahideen and the repercussions of the covert operation.
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CANCER
I AM MALALA | MALALA YOUSAFZAI
Documents the educational pursuits of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee who became an international symbol of hope and inspiration when she challenged the traditions of her Pakistan community, offering insight into the influential role of her courageous father.
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LEO
THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE ELEPHANT MAN | MICHAEL HOWELL & PETER FORD
The subject of several books, a Broadway hit, and a film, Joseph Merrick has become part of popular mythology. Here, in this fully revised edition containing much fresh information, are the true and unromanticized facts of his life.
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VIRGO
SEVEN DEADLY SINS: MY PURSUIT OF LANCE ARMSTRONG | DAVID WALSH
Chronicles the author’s thirteen-year investigation of allegations that Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles, and looks at the shadowy world of drug use in professional athletics.
libra
LIBRA
KINDRED SOULS: THE FRIENDSHIP OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT AND DAVID GUREWITSCH | EDNA P. GUREWITSCH
Presents a memoir that portrays the intense friendship between Eleanor Roosevelt and her doctor, David Gurewitsch, and provides a unique look at Mrs. Roosevelt as she continued to have a profound impact on world events.
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SCORPIO
DOROTHY DAY, WITH LOVE FOR THE POOR | JIM O’GRADY
Provides a look at the life and work of the activist and founder of the Catholic Worker newspaper.
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SAGITTARIUS
DECODED | JAY-Z
The controversial hip-hop artist presents the story of his life and career through lyrics, images and a personal narrative that also offers insight into his creative process.
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CAPRICORN
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR: A LIFE | MARSHALL FRADY
A renowned biographer presents an intimate and inspiring portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr., drawn from twenty-five years of award-winning commentary on American race relations, that interweaves a history of the civil rights movement with King’s rise to fame.
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AQUARIUS
RISE TO GREATNESS: ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND AMERICA’S MOST PERILOUS YEAR | DAVID VON DREHLE
Chronicles Abraham Lincoln’s success at turning the Civil War to the North’s favor during the year of 1862.
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PISCES
BECOMING STEVE JOBS | BRENT SCHLENDER & RICK TETZELI
Based on the highly popular 2012 cover story in Fast Company, an award-winning journalist and a veteran editor present a behind-the-scenes account of how Steve Jobs became the most famous and visionary CEO in history through interviews with people who knew Jobs best.

About Abby Harris

Abby is the Public Communications Specialist for JMRL.

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