5 must-read books about Martin Luther King Jr.
What better way to honor Dr. King than to learn more about his life and legacy?
1. The King trilogy, by Taylor Branch
Branchâ€™s Pulitzer-prize winning trilogy consists of â€śParting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963â€ť (Simon and Schuster, 1088 pp.), â€śPillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65â€ť (Simon and Schuster, 768 pp.), and â€śAt Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years 1965-68" (Simon and Schuster, 1056 pp.). Readers agree that this all-encompassing body of work isnâ€™t just a biography of a great man, but a portrait of America.
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