Books by Helen Thomas

THE GREAT WHITE HOUSE BREAKOUT by Helen Thomas
ADVENTURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"Bok's dynamic, detail-crammed illustrations will prove great fun for kids and a treat for adults alike, as they are done in the wry, witty style of his political cartoons. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Sam feels pretty sorry for himself. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: June 20, 2006

"The answer to the title: Journalists, the putative watchdogs of democracy, are becoming the lapdogs of government. Thank you, Mr. President."
The octogenarian doyenne of the White House press troupe (long privileged to end press conferences with "Thank you, Mr. President") reports on the current state of journalism and finds the profession remiss in many substantial ways. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2002

"Inherently amiable and sometimes uproarious, if often old-hat."
Nine American presidents appear with less majesty but more humanity in this light but slight series of anecdotes and jokes from former UPI White House bureau chief and Hearst syndicated columnist Thomas (Front Row at the White House, 1999). Read full book review >
FRONT ROW AT THE WHITE HOUSE by Helen Thomas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 7, 1999

"A crisply written account of jousting between presidents and press, but without much insight into these two institutions that Thomas so clearly reveres. (16 pages b&w photos)"
A straightforward, though not reflective, memoir from Thomas (Dateline: White House, 1975) on the best beat in the world—covering every president from JFK to Clinton for United Press International. Read full book review >