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John Lennon cited Braun’s 1964 biography as the most honest account of the band’s hey-day, even better than Hunter Davies’ much more popular, and also very good, biographical “Beatles Book.” Braun takes readers through a nothing-is-off-limits ride, showcasing each musician’s famous wit, even when it gets them in trouble at times.

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On the outset, this memoir sounds entirely serious: a young man, born to a European father and Xhosa mother during the rule of apartheid in South Africa (meaning his very existence is a crime), explores growing up in an era marked by violence. After all, the book opens with the Immorality Act of 1927, which states that “illicit carnal intercourse between Europeans and natives” is punishable by imprisonment for up to five years!

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This is yet another memoir that doesn’t take itself too seriously, seizing opportunities for humor outside of the main text, including a testimonial from the author’s mother that reads, “Maybe you shouldn’t tell me things like that.”

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A dog finds his meaning through living with humans, allowing a perfectly symbiotic relationship to form. Through this beautiful story, readers learn that every being on our planet has a distinct purpose.

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