Books by Julie Checkoway

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Not without its flaws, but a good choice for fans of David Halberstam's The Amateurs (1985), Daniel Boyne's The Red Rose Crew (2000), and similar books."
A brightly told story of the triumph of underdogs. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A lyrical contribution to the body of young-American-abroad memoirs—as inspiring as Andrea Lee's Russian Journal and Mark Salzman's Iron and Silk."
A young American woman sets out to discover Chinese women's lives and recovers her own; her story is painstakingly observed and gracefully rendered. Read full book review >