The Nickel Boys, Colson Whitehead
Pulitzer Prize-winning novel in 2020. By the way, author Colson Whitehead received it twice. The book is based on the true story of the Dozier Correctional School, which operated from 1900 to 2011.
This is the story of two boys who end up in the infamous Nickel Correctional School in the 1960s. The teenagers here were forced to do hard work; those who dare to complain were sent to the “backyard”. And not all of them came back. The confrontation led Elwood and Turner to take a step that had far-reaching consequences.
“Taste of Life” Stanley Tucci
The Taste of Life is a charming memoir about American actor, producer, and director Stanley Tucci’s life in and out of the kitchen. Because Tucci is as passionate about cooking as she is about her profession, her new book, a reflection on how food and life are inextricably linked, is interspersed with stories from her childhood in Westchester, the filming of The Big Night, and Julie & Julia. love that broke out over dinner, and how he and his wife came up with special dishes to get along with the kids.