August 2015 Book Recommendations
INTO THIN AIR by Jon Krakauer
Not everyone who plans to climb Mt. Everest survives.
THE INTIMATE LIVES OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS by Thomas Fleming
Happy times and sad: a less public view of Washington, Hamilton, Franklin, Madison, Adams, and Jefferson.
A FAREWELL TO ARMS by Ernest Hemingway
Fiery love between an ambulance driver and a beautiful nurse in the midst of World War 1.
MEMOIRS by Tennessee Williams
America’s Shakespeare tells his story.
IN COLD BLOOD by Truman Capote
The murder of a husband and wife, and two of their children; a “non-fiction novel,” according to the author.