THE BIG PICTURE: Acclaimed actress, powerhouse broadcaster, celebrated cultural icon, Leonie Forbes has worn many hats throughout her illustrious life – an active and estimable stage, screen and television career included. Now comes her long-awaited memoir, Leonie: Her Autobiography, a collaboration with Prof. Mervyn Morris that illuminates her journey to legend and a woman in full. (Due out in September).
STIRRING UP BOB: Ever since news broke that Allan ‘Skill’ Cole was set to publish a book about his friendship with Bob Marley, the aptly titled The Bob Marley I Know, anticipation has been sky-high. After all, Cole – a one-time manager, football colleague and confidante of the late reggae legend – knew Bob more intimately than most. As he has noted in interviews given earlier this year, in addition to offering readers a fresh perspective on Bob Marley, it will let loose a shocking new revelation or two. Consider me intrigued. (Due out in October).