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Some Like it Marilyn!

August marks the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death. Like James Dean, she still captures public interest so long after her passing. Here are some titles to help you explore the mystique of Marilyn.

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The Empty Glass by J. I. Baker ( a novel)  2012


The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by Randi Taraborrelli  2009


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Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox by Lois Banner


You may also enjoy these other works of nonfiction:


Marilyn Monroe: The Final Years by Keith Badman

Marilyn Monroe by Frank Lefkowitz

Marilyn at Rainbow’s End: Sex, Lies, Murder, and the Great Cover-up by Darwin Porter


And these novels based on her life:

Misfit: A Novel by Adam Braver 2012

Bye Bye, Baby by Max Allan Collins

Marilyn Monroe: Murder on 5th Helena Drive by Keya Morgan 2012

Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates