Books by John Gibler

TORN FROM THE WORLD by John Gibler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2018

"The reasons why this book can't tell the whole story—and how the stories it tells conflict—are fascinating tales in their own right."
An account of a guerrilla prisoner's torture in—and eventual escape from—a secret Mexican prison. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"Repetitive in detail but cumulatively very moving."
An oral history of one horrific night when busloads of unarmed students were attacked by local Mexican police. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: June 15, 2011

"A visceral, immediate and reasonable argument."
An American journalist delves into the grim, relentless drug war between Mexico and the United States and advocates for legalization as the only answer to stop the violence. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Well-informed, but more of a fervent screed than a well-rounded study."
A dense chronicle of indigenous struggle in Mexico from journalist Gibler. Read full book review >