Top 5 Biography Books To Be Released On January 2024

Biographies provide us with insight into the crisis management and problem-solving strategies of accomplished individuals. They extend an invitation into people's life so we may see them struggle with difficulties and come to crucial decisions. Whether we are just starting out in our careers or are seasoned executives, reading biographies will be beneficial.

The following biographical books are scheduled for publication in January 2024:

1. The Tigerbelles: Olympic Legends from Tennessee State by Aime Alley Card

The Tigerbelles is the legendary tale of the all-black Tennessee State University women's track team from 1960, who won gold in the Rome Olympics. With an intimate style, the author presents an epic tale of desire, triumph and disappointment, and overcoming adversity against the backdrop of a changing America. Readers will learn about each person's particular challenges and victories as well as how these ambitions developed and became firmly established at a time when the nation was fighting to get past the Jim Crow era. This book is scheduled to be published by Lyons Press on January 2, 2024.

2. The Cancer Factory: Industrial Chemicals, Corporate Deception, and the Hidden Deaths of American Workers by Jim Morris

The story of the workers who went through one of the worst and most well-documented work-related cancer outbreaks in the country is told in The Cancer Factory. It also features the lawyer who has spent more than thirty years defending bladder cancer victims at the plant and the retired workers who were diagnosed with the disease and live in constant fear of a recurrence. Beacon Press is scheduled to release this book on January 23, 2024.

3. Black Women Taught Us: An Intimate History of Black Feminism by Jenn M. Jackson

According to a political science professor and Teen Vogue blogger, listening to Black women is a positive step toward a better political future and a recovery of important past. Black Women Taught Us reminds a new generation of movement leaders and fellow fighters that Black women were the first to educate us how to fight racism, how to identify that battle, and how to envision a more equitable society for everyone. Random House is scheduled to release this book on January 23, 2024.

4. Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum by Antonia Hylton

Following in the footsteps of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, this gripping account of the 93-year history of Crownsville Hospital—one of the last segregated asylums in the country—is a page-turner that will leave you breathless, according to New York Times bestselling author Clint Smith. Hylton ties the history of slavery in Madness to the way our modern mental health system treats the bodies and minds of Black people. It is an engrossing and devastating essay on how America determines who is deserving of our care or unredeemable, sick or criminal. This book is scheduled to be published by Legacy Lit on January 23, 2024.

5. Dear Sister: A Memoir of Secrets, Survival, and Unbreakable Bonds by Michelle Horton

An incredible story about two sisters, the well-known Nikki Addimando who was imprisoned for killing her abuser, and the novelist Michelle Horton who was left in the terrible aftermath to raise Nikki's little children and fight the criminal justice system. Grand Central Publishing is scheduled to release this book on January 30, 2024.


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