It was February 11, 2012, the night before the Grammy Awards, when the world of music was rocked with news of the death of Whitney Houston — the most awarded female artist of all time.
Many saw her as this generation’s Billie Holiday. Others will always remember her as the once-in-a-lifetime voice that was literally snatched from this world too soon.
That is the view of her mom, Cissy Houston, who debuts her book, Remembering Whitney, this week.
It leads our Hit List, which also includes a memoir by a black man raised in Germany during the Nazi regime. He talks about survival and identity in Destined To Witness.
Plus, check out a hot new book about natural hair — a topic that continues to gain interest — and cute a children’s book about a boy with a strange face.
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