Three decades ago, the young Socrates Fortlow, in a burst of drunken rage, murdered a man and a woman. Free again, after 27 years of hard time, Fortlow is living in an abandoned building, scavenging bottles and delivering groceries to barely eke out a living.
"loved this book!"
A trail of lies, secrets and racial prejudice is uncovered when a pair of journalists, Zora Neale Hurston and William Bradford Huie, investigate the murder of a white doctor by an affluent African-American woman. Based on a true case in South Florida in 1952, this suspenseful drama has powerful implications to this day, posing questions of fairness and justice in a small Southern town.
"This was a really good story."
In 1947, witty, outspoken, irascible Dalton Trumbo (Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Roman Holiday and Spartacus) went to prison for defying the House Committee on Un-American Activities and became one of the famed Hollywood Ten. Through his wildly funny and thought-provoking correspondence, Trumbo's son has created a touching portrait of an extraordinary man.
"really enjoyable treatment of Trumbo's life"
Easy Rawlins may have left the streets, but he hasn't been forgotten. The world is changing faster than he can keep up. Now, the police believe that Easy is involved in a double-murder. And old enemies are waiting to get even.
Two noted journalists take us into the "futures" of John F. Kennedy and Arthur Ashe had they not died so young... These vividly imaginative "biographies" are thoughtful, honest, heartfelt... and entirely within the realm of possibility.
"An interesting take on fiction"
A woman stumbles into a remote bar on the Carribean island of St. John - and faints. It isn't the tropical drinks that befell Emily Miles, but the sight of the bartender, Duncan Crawford. In the restless Duncan, Emily is sure she recognizes the young man she has been searching for since he left her at the alter, 20 years ago.
Adapted directly from the actual transcripts, Unquestioned Integrity examines the notorious Senate Confirmation hearings, when law professor Anita Hill charged Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas with sexual harassment.