The 7 Best Books of May

Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship on and Off the Court, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Grand Central)
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship on and Off the Court, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Grand Central)

John Wooden, the “Wizard of Westwood” who led UCLA to 10 national championships in his 27 years at the school, is remembered by his most famous player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who has made a second career as an author with books like Writings on the Wall (about racial equality) and Mycroft Holmes (about Sherlock’s brilliant brother).