Taylor Branch

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It’s all true

Here’s a selection of non-fiction books that the Phoenix liked this year, in alphabetical order by author.
A year in non-fiction
By JON GARELICK  |  December 20, 2006

Faith healing

The pages of historian Taylor Branch’s third volume in his parallel biography of Dr. Martin Luther King and the civil-rights movement turn heavily.
Martin Luther King’s final years
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 31, 2006
Martin Luther King, Jr.

War and peace

Since September 11, publishers have been rushing to supply Americans with non-fiction books about the war on terror, the war in Iraq, and anything relating to the upheavals in the Middle East.
Books that travel from the Mecca to Memphis
By JOHN FREEMAN  |  January 02, 2006