Books by Jim Cullen

Jim Cullen is the author of Born in the USA, which was a Literary Guild Alternate, The American Dream, The Art of Democracy, and The Civil War in Popular Culture. He has taught at both Harvard and Brown and currently teaches at The Ethical Culture Fieldst

Released: March 1, 2007

"Old rather than bold news, written with conviction."
Eleven presidents examined closely for their most salient errors—but all viewed within the contexts of their personal histories and their times. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"One man's provocative, worthwhile, and stimulating summation."
Prep school teacher and historian Cullen, who once recast Bruce Springsteen in the mold of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Born in the U.S.A., 1997), now argues that you can't have the American Dream without at least defining it for your own time. Read full book review >
Released: June 18, 1997

"When I listen to Bruce Springsteen, I remember how to be an American,'' finally ring true. (8 pages b&w photo, not seen)"
Cullen's study of Bruce Springsteen is a full-fledged cultural critique, examining how ``the Boss's'' music has been influenced by the society around him. Read full book review >