Books by Chris Mooney

Chris Mooney, formerly an editor at The American Prospect, is a journalist specializing in science and politics. He has written for Mother Jones, Wired, the Boston Globe, Slate, and many other publications. This is his first book. Mooney lives in Washingt


NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2007

" 'We can't give an exact answer about how global warning will modify hurricanes,' concludes the author. 'Yet [that] doesn't mean we have no right to feel concerned.'"
Absorbing, informed account of the politics behind a pressing contemporary controversy: Does global warming intensify hurricanes? Read full book review >
THE REPUBLICAN WAR ON SCIENCE by Chris Mooney
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Mooney has put the right-wing handwriting on the wall, and the prospect is scary."
A litany of indictments of misuse and abuse by the current administration, painstakingly documented by a journalist who has made science and politics his beat. Read full book review >
REMEMBERING SARAH by Chris Mooney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2004

"Mooney (World Without End, 2001, etc.) offers a sympathetic protagonist in a compelling situation, and for some that will be enough to get them through the storm of wildly implausible plotting that blows up toward the end."
A young girl is stolen in a near-miss psychological thriller, Mooney's third, triggering guilt, blame, and violence as bitter by-products. Read full book review >
WORLD WITHOUT END by Chris Mooney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 13, 2001

"Still, there is little to recommend here, even to hardcore fans of this particular subgenre, and Stephen's weary disillusionment at the close, while predictable, is neither persuasive nor affecting."
An egregiously implausible technothriller that manages to combine a great deal of violence and action without providing either tension or suspense, an unlikely accomplishment. Read full book review >
DEVIANT WAYS by Chris Mooney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Crisply written, skillfully paced, with respectful attention to details about explosives and serial-killer tracking techniques: the pages turn in spite of a tiresomely formulaic plot."
Routine, by-the-numbers psychokiller tale set in Massachusetts's tony Marblehead beach town and the New England sticks that delivers all the nail-biting suspense the genre requires. Read full book review >