Tag: Alex Haley
I have to admit, this book is the reason I stopped writing reviews last year. It’s an important book, people. It’s been lauded since 1965. Proof: “Extraordinary . . . [a] brilliant, painful, important book.” —Eliot Fremont-Smith, New York Times, 1965 “Will surely become one of the classics in American autobiography.” —John William Ward, historian, 1967 “A […]
I have often reflected upon the new vistas that reading opened to me. I knew right there in prison that reading had changed forever the course of my life. As I see it today, the ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.