Books by Elizabeth Kolbert

Elizabeth Kolbert was a reporter for the New York Times for fourteen years before becoming a staff writer covering politics for the New Yorker. She and her husband, John Kleiner, have three sons. They live in Williamstown, MA.


HISTORY
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A highly significant eye-opener rich in facts and enjoyment."
New Yorker staff writer Kolbert (Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, 2006, etc.) returns with a deft examination of the startling losses of the sixth mass extinction occurring at this moment and the sobering, underlying cause: humans. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: March 14, 2006

"Good storytelling humanizes an often abstract subject."
New Yorker staff writer Kolbert (The Prophet of Love, 2004) reports from the frontlines of global warming. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2004

"Choice political journalism. "
Observant, quicksilver explorations of the Big Apple's political landscape. Read full book review >