All Stars 2008 - Nonfiction
Nonfiction titles which received three or more starred reviews (indicating a work of unusual merit) from the following review sources: Booklist (BL), Publisher's Weekly (PW), Kirkus, and Library Journal (LJ).
- The Soloist: A Lost Dream, and Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
Author: Lopez, Steve
Publisher: Penguin $ 25.95 ISBN: 9780399155062 Date: 2008
Booklist PW LJ
Soon to be a major motion picture from DreamWorks, The Soloist is a beautifully told story of friendship and the redeeming power of music.
- The Bishop's Daughter
Author: Moore, Honor
Publisher: Norton $ 25.95 ISBN: 9780393059847 Date: 2008
Booklist Kirkus PW
Paul Moore's vocation as an Episcopal priest took him from prominence as an activist to two decades as the bishop of New York.The Bishop's Daughter is a daughter's story of that complex, visionary man, in a memoir that engages the reader in the great issues of life.
- The Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars
Author: Pham, Andrew X.
Publisher: Random $ 24.95 ISBN: 9780307381200 Date: 2008
Booklist PW Kirkus
From the award-winning author of Catfish and Mandala comes a son's searing memoir of his Vietnamese father's experiences over the course of three wars.
Starred Review Lists
Books that received at least one starred review from Booklist, Kirkus, LJ, and PW.
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