February 2021 Book Recommendations
Johanna Adorjan’s AN EXCLUSIVE LOVE: A MEMOIR; an account of why the author’s grandparents decided to die together.
Sarah Miller’s MISS SPITFIRE: REACHING HELEN KELLER; the author re-constructs–in Annie Sullivan’s “voice”– the first month of their 49-year relationship.
Lillian Hellman’s and Peter Feibleman’s EATING TOGETHER: RECIPES AND RECOLLECTIONS; two long-term friends exchange memories and meals.
Jim and Henny Backus’s FORGIVE US OUR DIGRESSIONS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY; the actor known mostly for playing “Thurston Howell” on Gilligan’s Island, and voicing “Mr. Magoo,” recalls his rise from Ohio to New York, and—then Hollywood.