Books by Ginger Strand

THE BROTHERS VONNEGUT by Ginger Strand
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"An engaging yet disquieting portrait of postwar America through the eyes of a pair of brothers who accomplished great things in different fields."
In this meticulously researched dual biography of scientist Bernard Vonnegut (1914-1997) and his brother, fiction writer Kurt (1922-2007), Orion contributing editor Strand (Killer on the Road: Violence and the American Interstate, 2012, etc.) focuses on the late 1940s to the early 1950s, when the brothers both worked at General Electric.Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2012

"An interesting detour into a true-crime niche."
Strand (Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies, 2008, etc.) explores the connection between America's sprawling highway system and the pathology of the murderers who have made them a killing ground. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2008

"Excessive detail sometimes makes this a heavy slog, but Strand's ability to ferret out Niagara's many different symbolic connotations provides fresh vantage points on an icon 'so familiar, it's almost hard to see.'"
A dive into the untold history of Niagara Falls. Read full book review >
FLIGHT by Ginger Strand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"That closing section suggests real potential in an otherwise unremarkable first novel."
Turbulence roils three relationships in a family as its members gather for a Midwestern wedding. Read full book review >