Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy (Simon & Schuster), edited by Peter S. Canellos, published in February, is a warts-and-all look at the arc of Kennedy's life by a team of Boston Globe reporters and editors, based on interviews with the Kennedy family and other insiders.
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True Compass: A Memoir (Twelve) by Edward M. Kennedy is the senator's much-anticipated autobiography; it will be released on Sept. 14.
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Political Power: Ted Kennedy(Bluewater) by Brent Sprecher, illustrated by Alejandro Figueroa, is the latest comic book biography, due in November, in the Political Power series. (Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan and Colin Powell are earlier subjects.)