Books by Caryl Rivers

Released: Oct. 17, 2013

"Stern reportage anchored with passion but lacking affirmative action."
Called a "soft war" due to the insidious nature of today's gender discrimination, Rivers (Journalism/Columbia Univ.) and research psychologist Barnett (co-authors: The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children, 2011) collaborate to chronicle the ongoing marginalization of women, on levels ranging from executive to domestic. Read full book review >
CAMELOT by Caryl Rivers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Sophomoric and hackneyed: a formulaic plot inhabited by formulaic characters."
A very dated fictional hagiography of the Kennedy era, written by novelist and journalist Rivers (Indecent Behavior, 1990; Slick Spins and Fractured Facts, 1996, etc.) in a tone so reverent that it could turn Arthur Schlesinger's stomach. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: May 23, 1996

"Students of the media will want to have a good look at this deconstruction of the headlines."
A spirited reading of the daily papers, with an eye to uncovering the cultural and political forces that shape the news. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1996

"With striking statistics and engrossing case studies, Barnett and Rivers deliver a timely and lucid exposition of the contemporary American family."
A significant and unabashedly optimistic assessment of two- income families, expressed in lively, straightforward prose. Read full book review >