Sunday, January 15, 2012

Ten good books on Martin Luther King, Jr.

The staff of the Christian Science Monitor came up with ten of the best books about Martin Luther King, Jr., including:
Bearing the Cross, by David Garrow

Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference by David Garrow (Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 800 pp.) is a raw glimpse of the man who led the Civil Rights Movement. The book does not idealize King, yet readers will come away better understanding of both his faults and his strengths.
Read about the other books on the list.

Also see: Five notable books on the civil rights movement.

--Marshal Zeringue