Book review: Marilyn Monroe, 50 years after death
Marilyn Monroe died 50 years ago on Aug. 5, 1962, at age 36. Timed to the anniversary of her death — ruled a probable suicide from acute barbiturate poisoning — are a host of books that celebrate and analyze the screen icon.
There have been numerous books written about Monroe in the years since her death, and the new batch doesn't offer that much revelatory new information about the film star. But some offer interesting new takes on Monroe and illustrate how much her iconic image still captivates and confounds.
Here's a look at some of the latest books:
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