John Steinbeck’s, BURNING BRIGHT: A PLAY IN STORY FORM; Unaware of his sterility, Joe Saul’s wife commits adultery so her husband can have his long-desired child.
Carol Burnett’s, ONE MORE TIME: A MEMOIR; from near poverty in San Antonio, to Lucille Ball-like success in television, movies, and the stage.
Neal Gabler’s, AN EMPIRE OF THEIR OWN: HOW THE JEWS INVENTED HOLLYWOOD. The stories of the Studio Bosses: Harry Cohn, William Fox, Carl Laemmle, Louis B. Mayer, Jack and Harry Warner; Adolph Zucker.
Irving Stone’s, DEPTHS OF GLORY; the life of Camille Pissarro, the Jewish Impressionist–and the author’s last book.
Anne Tyler’s, DINNER AT THE HOMESICK RESTAURANT; after a matriarch passes on, her divisive family assembles for a meal.