August 2016 Book Recommendations
Edith Wharton’s, A SON AT THE FRONT; a novel about how World War I affects an American family living in Paris.
Eve Arden’s, THE THREE PHASES OF EVE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY; an eloquent account of the actress’s variegated career in Vaudeville, film, Broadway, summer stock, and television.
Ernest Hemingway’s, THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA; an out-of-luck Cuban fisherman wrestles–mightily–with a huge marlin deep in the Gulf Stream; winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize.
Robert St. John’s, TONGUE OF THE PROPHETS; the journalist’s 1952 biography of Eliezer Ben Yehuda, resurrector of the Hebrew language.
Jacqueline Susann’s, THE LOVE MACHINE; Robin Stone’s rise in the media world turns ruthless.