Friday, September 11, 2009
Book Release The Clinton Tapes
THE CLINTON TAPES, by Taylor Branch (Simon & Schuster, Sept. 29). Branch, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of the civil rights movement ("Parting the Waters"), tape-recorded 79 conversations with Bill Clinton over the course of Clinton's two terms in office. After all these years (and all the dramas) we may think we know Bill - but Branch's intimate portrait is sure to offer surprises, not to mention an up-close look at the trials and tribulations of the presidency.