Books by Karen Hunter

KAREN HUNTER is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, radio cohost (WWRL), and former editorial board member of the New York Daily News. Hunter has coauthored several New York Times bestsellers, including On the Down Low, by J.L. King, and Wendy Williams’

Released: June 20, 2006

"Catty antics can't save the stilted dialogue, plodding plot and unsatisfying climax."
From shock-radio deejay Williams, the story of shock-radio deejay Ritz Harper, who made her fame by viciously destroying people's reputations on air and is gunned down in the streets. Read full book review >
WENDY’S GOT THE HEAT by Wendy Williams
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"No bling-bling, no flava."
Tiresome, simple-minded autobiography from the New York radio personality. Read full book review >
AL ON AMERICA by Al Sharpton
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Airy, but of a tone bespeaking Sharpton's notions of social justice and personal responsibility."
Notes toward a national political vision from activist Sharpton (Go and Tell Pharaoh, not reviewed), who is again considering a presidential bid. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"But Latifah delivers her insights with a biographical frankness (dealing with her struggles with abusive relationships and questions of self-worth) and salty directness that her young female fans (for whom the book seems to be written) are likely to find engaging and convincing. (Author tour)"
The successful actress and rap singer offers a frank, down-to-earth, but somewhat unsurprising review of the hard life lessons she has learned, about self-respect, love, and independence. Read full book review >