Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Consider these books for the boomers on your list

RECOMMENDED READING


Some say baby boomers never tire of talking about their youth. Well, that's right, and we never tire of reading about those days, either. Here are five 2012 books that feed our nostalgia.

The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson (Knopf) by Robert Caro, the fourth volume of a projected five about one of the dominant political figures of the 1960s, is a gripping biography that covers Johnson's vice presidency and the assassination of John F. Kennedy, with the civil rights movement a major focus.

Arcadia (Voice) by Lauren Groff is a luminous, poignant and often surprising novel about a little boy growing up in a hippie commune in the '70s.

The Rolling Stones 50 (Hyperion) is an authorized history of the first half-century of the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band, with Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie listed as authors and more than 1,000 photos, posters and other images.

Watergate (Pantheon) by Thomas Mallon is an evocative tragicomic novel about the biggest political scandal of the '70s that brings its historical characters, famous and forgotten, to vivid life.

Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble: Some Things About Women and Notes on Media (Vintage) by Nora Ephron, who died this year, is a new edition combining two of her books from the '70s, but her witty insights into feminism, romance and work are as fresh as ever.

     
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Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/18/17