Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington: Terry Teachout
Are You Not Entertained?
"Pops...A Life Of Louis Armstrong" by Terry Teachout: a GREAT biography of perhaps the most influential of all jazz musician innovators--certainly the most influential prior to bebop and bop.
My Fall Reading List
The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy
Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost (Vintage)
Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong [Paperback]  (Author) Terry Teachout
The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles
Bring Up the Bodies
Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde by Franny Moyle