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Spring reading list: 10 new books by or about Georgians
Looking for new books to add to your reading list? Here are 10 either written by Georgia authors or about Georgians themselves.
Excerpt: Yamma Brown’s memoir ‘Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me’
In the memoir Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me (Chicago Review Press), Yamma Brown writes about growing up in the shadow of celebrity and domestic violence. She is equally candid about her parents’ troubled marriage (“the beatings always began the same way, with the same terrible sounds”) and the dichotomy of her life after their divorce.