Books by Adam Cohen

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2016

"A shocking tale about science and law gone horribly wrong, an almost forgotten case that deserves to be ranked with Dred Scott, Plessy, and Korematsu as among the Supreme Court's worst decisions."
Attorney, journalist, and bestselling author Cohen (Nothing to Fear: FDR's Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that Created Modern America, 2009, etc.) revisits an ugly chapter in American history: the 1920s mania for eugenics.Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 2009

"Ambitious yet well focused—a marvelously readable study of an epic moment in American history."
Journalist Cohen (The Perfect Store: Inside eBay, 2002, etc.) delves into the New Deal archives to fashion an elucidating, pertinent and timely work on the makings of government. Read full book review >
THE PERFECT STORE by Adam Cohen
NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 2002

"An in-depth, if credulous, look at an Internet pioneer."
A journalist's admiring history of eBay, written with a dated enthusiam for the new economy. Read full book review >
EDDY’S DREAM by Miriam Cohen
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

Katz has experimented with writing poems in the voices of Americans of the past, utilizing this approach with original poems in American History Poems (1998). Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 23, 2000

"A breathlessly engrossing history of a classic urban political machine and the powerbroker who ran it his way. (16 pages b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A monumental biography of Chicago's six-term mayor that elevates the coarse and cunning political boss to the status of an American icon. Read full book review >