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Jon Sternfeld


Scenes From My Life

(Crown, 2022)

New York Times Bestseller

NAACP Image Award Winner 

An unflinching memoir of hard-won success, struggles with addiction, and a lifelong mission to give back—from the late iconic actor beloved for his roles in The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, and Lovecraft Country

“Soul-baring.”—The Washington Post

“Moving . . . [Williams’s] warmth and hard-earned wisdom shine through the pages, his story ending far too soon.”—The A.V. Club

“Engaging. . . . A bittersweet memento of a generational talent gone too soon.”—Kirkus Reviews

Scenes From My Life will cement Williams’s legacy as a kind, thoughtful man who used his public prominence to give back to his community.”—BookPage

“Immensely inspiring and candid . . . This bittersweet and poignant work will leave readers in awe.”

—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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