The Help by Kathryn Stockett - interesting view of life from the maids point of view and a young white female reporter in the 1960's in Jackson, Mississippi - I was familiar with the white part of this society and it's mindset, which I did not agree with
Dear Boy: The Life Of Keith Moon (Updated Edition) by Tony Fletcher. $12.78. http://yourdailydream.org/showme/dpozp/Bo0z0p3xAiYcZtBsVqGu.html. Author: Tony Fletcher. Publisher: Omnibus Press; 3rd edition (March 4, 2010). 632 pages
Elephant Bill by J.H. Williams. One of the books I used for research when writing CHAINED. I got it for the elephant research, but ended up making Ne Min a Burmese character because I was so fascinated with the families described in the book who worked with elephants during WWII Burma.