Monday, August 07, 2006

Five Best memoirs

OpinionJournal - Five Best :: About the Author: These memoirs are unforgettable examples of lives recalled.

1. "Wait Till Next Year" by Carl T. Rowan with Jackie Robinson (Random House, 1960).
2. "Decline and Fall" by Otto Friedrich (Harper & Row, 1970).
3. "Memoirs" by William Butler Yeats (Macmillan, 1973).
4. "The Nightmare Years: 1930-1940" by William L. Shirer (Little, Brown, 1984).
5. "Objects of Desire" by Ralph Graves (Andrews McMeel, 2003).

Mr. Kahn is the author of "The Boys of Summer." His memoir, "Into My Own," was published in May.

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