Books by Karen Houppert

CHASING GIDEON by Karen Houppert
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: March 19, 2013

"A well-researched and -written investigation that shows the inadequacies in stark human terms rather than as an abstraction."
A journalist explores the quality of indigent defense 50 years after Gideon v. Wainwright mandated adequate counsel for any person charged with a felony. Read full book review >
THE CURSE by Karen Houppert
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: April 1, 1999

"Provocative journalism—the kind that provides information on questions no one even thought to ask—on a subject that impacts all girls and women, plus their teachers and physicians. (b&w illustrations)"
Who would have guessed that there are serious issues around menstruation, a bodily function that's been around since Eve got tossed from Eden? Read full book review >