by Karen Kleckner Keefe
Sometimes the juiciest bits of the news are the stories behind the story. These nonfiction titles are perfect for the book clubs who enjoyed the Oscar-nominated film The Post and want more stories where journalists take center stage.
by Katherine Graham
Oriana Fallaci: The Journalist, the Agitator, the Legend
by Cristina De Stafano, Tr. Marina Harss.
All the President’s Men
by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
All the President’s Men is a riveting detective story, capturing the exhilarating rush of the biggest presidential scandal in US history as it unfolded in real time. It is, as Time magazine wrote in their All-Time 100 Best Nonfiction Books list, “the work that brought down a presidency...perhaps the most influential piece of journalism in history.”
The Chain Gang: One Newspaper versus the Gannett Empire.The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America
by Ethan Michaeli
Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.