Books by Gil Reavill

Gil Reavill is the coauthor of Raising Our Athletic Daughters: How Sports Can Build Self-Esteem and Save Girls’ Lives. He writes about true crime for Maxim and has a cultural review column in Penthouse.

Released: June 21, 2016

"A well-made, evenhanded, sometimes cautionary story of business, told with the affection and exasperation of an insider."
Everyone's a wiener in this frank account by a scion of hot dog nobility. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"An exciting, comprehensive chronicle of one of the most pivotal events in mob history."
How honest New York State Trooper Ed Croswell crashed a special meeting of gangster elites in 1957 and exposed organized crime to a dozing American public. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 27, 2009

"An admirable mixture of death-defying polar treks and environmental awareness."
An earnest, cheerful memoir by an intrepid adventurer, the first to walk to both the North and South Poles. Read full book review >
Released: May 17, 2007

"For those drawn to the dark side of human experience (and equipped with strong stomachs), morbidly fascinating stuff and an essential addition to any True Crime reader's library."
After a grisly crime scene has been investigated by a small army of detectives, coroners and CSIs, who cleans up the mess? Read full book review >
Released: April 21, 2005

"Inventiveness of personal responsibility is not Reavill's strong suit, but his concern for our visual and aural everyday has merit. Sex, as he states, should be the glittering sand on the beach, not the stuff kicked in our faces by thugs."
The author waves a yellow flag of warning at smut's bullying ubiquity in American popular culture, from the compromised position of being a cog in its wheel. Read full book review >