Books by John Merriman

BALLAD OF THE ANARCHIST BANDITS by John Merriman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Chilling historical evidence of the dire consequences of inequality and injustice."
While artists and writers rebelled against aesthetic conventions, anarchists terrorized pre-World War I Paris. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 12, 2009

"Brisk and well-written, continually directing our attention toward contemporary analogues."
Chronicle of the 1894 bombing of an upscale Parisian café, which set a deadly pattern for the subsequent quarter-century and beyond. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"Lengthy accounts of local politics will strain readers' attention spans, but the author's animating affection makes his text for the most part thoroughly engaging. (15 photographs and 1 map, not seen)"
Loving literary postcard of a picturesque village that appears to grow from the limestone cliffs towering above the Ardèche River in southeastern France. Read full book review >