Amazon Publishing will release a short biography of Jesus written by Jay Parini, part of the publisher’s new Icons series of short biographies.
Penguin Lives editor James Atlas and senior editor Ed Park will edit the series, launching with ten titles on a bi-monthly schedule. The $3.99 Kindle edition and $12 hardcover of Jesus: The Human Face of God will be available in December. Here’s more from the release:
The first ten books in the series are Jesus by Jay Parini, Stalin by Paul Johnson, Lucian Freud by Phoebe Hoban, J.D. Salinger by Thomas Beller, Poe by Paul Collins, Van Gogh by Julian Bell, Hemingway by Mark Kurlansky, David Lynch by Dennis Lim, Hannah Arendt by Anne Heller, and Hitchcock by Michael Wood.
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