Books by Jonathan Schell

Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"A cogent analysis of today's nuclear dangers and a plea for international action, unlikely to occur as long as America wants to handle matters on its own."
Veteran journalist Schell (A Hole in the World: A Story of War, Protest and the New American Order, 2004, etc.) warns that the nuclear peril he described in The Fate of the Earth (1982) remains, in new and nasty forms. Read full book review >
A HOLE IN THE WORLD by Jonathan Schell
Released: July 1, 2004

"A mixed bag, but, at its strongest moments, a modern rejoinder to I.F. Stone's In a Time of Torment."
"The world is sick. It cannot be cured with America's new war." So writes Nation magazine commentator Schell (The Unconquerable World, 2003, etc.) in this selection of his post-9/11 columns. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2003

"A hortatory blend of wishful thinking and old-fashioned one-world polemic: likely to convince only those already converted to the satyagraha cause."
What if they gave a war and nobody came? Or: Is there anyone in the room who's not in favor of world peace? Read full book review >
WRITING IN TIME by Jonathan Schell
Released: Dec. 1, 1997

"Particularly disappointing because of the great potential demonstrated in these essays."
From the man who warned us about The Fate of the Earth (1982), an astute but unsatisfyingly incomplete collection of New York Newsday articles from 1992 to '96. Read full book review >