Posted on January 3, 2024 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Literary news sources recently highlighted two books — one new, one a little older — that have distinctive features.
The four hundred-plus songs come from artists including The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, The Commodores and more, to capture the essence of the historic families featured in Montefiore's book.
Listen to or read a transcript of Montefiore and Scott Simon's conversation about some of those songs.
The New York Times covered how "the octopus book" took off via word of mouth and has settled firmly into the bestseller lists.
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