Books by Donald Bogle

ELIZABETH AND MICHAEL by Donald Bogle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"A grounded and consistently absorbing biography."
A dual biography of entertainment legends Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson that explores their individual careers and personal lives leading up to and including their 25-year friendship. Read full book review >
HEAT WAVE by Donald Bogle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"A lush and often lyrical valentine to an extraordinarily talented and complicated artist."
Biographer and film historian Bogle (Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood, 2005, etc.) returns with an encyclopedic life of Ethel Waters (1896-1977), singer, actress and trailblazer. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Sometimes the message gets lost in the accumulation of detail about the medium, but a useful record as well as a timely history."
An exhaustively documented history of the changes African-American actors have experienced in television since its beginnings. Read full book review >