Avid Readers Have Plenty of New Nonfiction Books To Choose From, Including Unauthorized Biography of Alabama Coach Nick Saban 


Compiled by Editor Jamie H. Vaught


Here's a list of recently-published works (mostly nonfiction), in no particular order, with many of them highly-reviewed:


--"Saban: The Making of a Coach" by Monte Burke (Simon & Schuster, $27.00) is a 342-page hardcover the Alabama football mentor doesn't want you to read.  The coach, who grew up in mountainous West Virginia, himself isn't very happy about the unauthorized biography which is written by Forbes journalist. Remember the Bluegrass Miracle? Saban was the LSU coach in 2002 when the Tigers stunned Kentucky with a last-second TD on a Hail Mary pass in Lexington.


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