Books by Edward P. Kohn

HEIR TO THE EMPIRE CITY by Edward P. Kohn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 10, 2013

"An intriguing portrait of Roosevelt's ascendance to power that will leave readers wanting more of his life and work."
Kohn's (American History and Literature/Bilkent Univ.; Hot Time in Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, 2010, etc.) latest study of Theodore Roosevelt focuses on the influence of his hometown, New York City, in shaping his political legacy. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"Vivid history of a forgotten urban crisis."
How a brutal 1896 heat wave may have helped bring about an era of progressive politics. Read full book review >