Books by Jeffrey Frank

Released: Feb. 3, 2013

"A well-researched and -written history that will satisfy both Eisenhower and Nixon aficionados."
Novelist and former New Yorker and Washington Post editor Frank (Trudy Hopedale, 2007, etc.) delves into political biography, focusing on the complicated relationship between President Dwight Eisenhower and his two-term vice president, Richard Nixon. Read full book review >
TRUDY HOPEDALE by Jeffrey Frank
Released: July 17, 2007

"Even the zingers have less zing than in Frank's first two send-ups (Bad Publicity, 2004, etc.) in this hit-and-miss snapshot of the way we live now."
Washington, 2000-2001: Beltway socialites fiddle while D.C. burns in Frank's third satiric soufflé. Read full book review >
BAD PUBLICITY by Jeffrey Frank
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Though his tale runs out of steam as completely as the Dukakis campaign toward the end, the delight Frank (The Columnist, 2001) takes in skewering his crafty nincompoops is infectious, evergreen."
Just in time for Election Year, a wickedly funny account of the aimless lives of Beltway losers caught up in the events leading up to the 1988 Dukakis-Bush slugfest. Read full book review >
THE COLUMNIST by Jeffrey Frank
Released: June 1, 2001

"A guilty pleasure for readers who want reassurance that they're smarter, nicer, and more honest than the press."
New Yorker senior editor Frank's first novel is the faux memoir of an ambitious, monumentally obtuse Washington columnist whose "chief flaw is an inability to recognize [his] other flaws." Read full book review >