Katharine Graham's memoir, PERSONAL HISTORY, is a great story.
Although a long book (over 600 pages), it is such a good read with terrific descriptions of events, emotional highs and lows, and includes many humorous moments.
As an ardent reader of autobiographies, I found Katherine Graham, A Personal History, one of the best and most enjoyable I have ever read.
Katherine Graham kindly mentored me upon my arrival in Washington, DC. She was wonderful to me but now I realize that I knew her only superficially. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Gloria Lemos
There is no doubt that this is Katharine Graham's voice. Particularly moving is the no-holds-barred account of her husband's suicide and the amazing strike she later encountered... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Amazon Customer
A little slow to start and in certain places, but overall an engrossing portrait of a woman so full of insecurities that it would seem impossible for her to accomplish what she... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Amazon Customer
Overall, a good read and a fascinating look at a wonderful person. However, the writing was a little uneven and many parts of the book lagged.Published 1 month ago by Eric Morrow
A great book. It provided an insight on the newspaper industry, as well as the background about Watergate and what really happened.Published 2 months ago by Cynthia Freihofer
Interesting to read the evolution of a family, of media, of American and world politics and of women in business. Read morePublished 2 months ago by V. Kapoor
Katharine Graham led a fascinating life, and her memoir is well worth the read. Only one complaint - no pictures!Published 3 months ago by km1372
The title is an excellent description of the book. It is Katharine Graham's personal story set in the backdrop of the times she lived in and through. Read morePublished 3 months ago by vogelmogul