Books by Elliott J. Gorn

LET THE PEOPLE SEE by Elliott J. Gorn
Released: Nov. 1, 2018

"A timely contribution to the literature of civil rights."
The murder of young Emmett Till in 1955 stands today as a byword for racist injustice. How it became so is the subject of this well-conceived work of social history. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2009

"A solid study of an outlaw and his image."
One year in the life of legendary criminal John Dillinger. Read full book review >
MOTHER JONES by Elliott J. Gorn
Released: March 1, 2001

"Amid the current concerns over global labor exploitation, this is a timely, unromanticized reminder that human suffering has accompanied industrial change in the past, and that people fought to ameliorate it."
A stimulating biography of the pugnacious labor organizer that sheds light on radical movements while questioning the myth-making machine that surrounds great figures. Read full book review >