The playwright and novelist constructed Things I Should Have Told My Daughter from diary entries
Playwright and novelist Pearl Cleage titled her memoir Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs, but one suspects her child, now in her forties, is happy it took awhile for Mom’s breezily candid book, crafted from 1970s and 1980s diary entries, to be published.
In this excerpt from his autobiography, “Everybody’s Brother,” the Grammy-winning, chart-topping entertainer details his childhood in southwest Atlanta
Like the greatest stories ever told, mine starts off in one of those strange yet somehow familiar places where horrible and amazing things can and do happen, all the time.
The civil rights icon is a modern Superman, and now he has the book to prove it
Lewis’s collaborators started the project with some trepidation. “There was definitely a certain level of anxiety once I realized the scope,” says illustrator Nate Powell. The artist is no pushover, however; his graphic novel "Swallow Me Whole" earned an Eisner Award, the comic industry’s highest accolade.
In his posthumous memoir, investigative reporter Jack Nelson recalls his early days as a Southern muckraker at the Atlanta Constitution.
In the 1960s, as Atlanta and its boosters jostled with other cities for attention, staffs of the rival Journal and Constitution hustled for scoops.