Books by John Niven

STRAIGHT WHITE MALE by John Niven
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Literary satire finds redemption as a character ruled by his genitals discovers he has a heart."
A very funny novel that gets darker and goes deeper as it progresses. Read full book review >
KILL YOUR FRIENDS by John Niven
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"The protagonist's venomous rants have the power to amuse, but ultimately they become infantile and tedious."
While the title is not quite meant to be taken literally, it does express the cynicism at the core of this novel by Niven (Music from Big Pink, 2005) about the contemporary music industry. Read full book review >
SALMON P. CHASE by John Niven
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1995

"With its thorough research and fine writing, this volume surpasses the high standard Niven set for himself in his biography of Van Buren."
An absorbing political and legal biography of a complicated and important figure of the 19th century. Read full book review >