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Plenty of people embark on second careers. But for anyone who’s had even the smallest brush with fame, there’s really only one sensible path: memoirist. In recent weeks, a number of books from D.C. luminaries, bright and dim, have crossed our desks: former TV producer and Nathans owner Carol Joynt’s Innocent Spouse (tell-some), iconic boxer Sugar Ray Leonard’s The Big Fight (pound-all); and WKYS morning host Russ Parr’s The Game Behind the Game: Mastering the Art of Bullshit (tell-too-much). Here are three more we’d like to see:

Photos by Darrow Montgomery; illustration by Brooke Hatfield