Books by Douglas Perry

Douglas Perry is arts and entertainment editor of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The former editor of the award-winning Cinescape magazine, he has written for the Chicago Tribune, the San Jose Mercury News, and Internet Underground magazine, among other pu


ELIOT NESS by Douglas Perry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 24, 2014

"Despite minor flaws, there is much to learn and enjoy for crime-solving fans and American history buffs."
A thorough recounting of the career of Eliot Ness (1903–1957), from humble beginning to humble ending, with spectacular fame in between. Read full book review >
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Aug. 9, 2010

"A lively history, though better at describing media sensationalism than the women who were caught up in its whirlwind."
A chronicle of the wild spring and summer of 1924, when Chicago was afflicted with a seeming epidemic of female murderers. Read full book review >
THE SIXTEENTH MINUTE by Jeff Guinn
Released: March 3, 2005

"Skip this one, unless you want to read Irene Cara's musings on inner peace or Susan McDougal's version of Whitewater."
What happens after your 15 minutes of fame? Read full book review >