Books by Karl Jacoby

THE STRANGE CAREER OF WILLIAM ELLIS by Karl Jacoby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2016

"An amazing tale that is indeed 'almost too strange to be true.'"
A remarkable historical detective story that unearths the life and times of a "trickster" African-American who was able to "pass," and strive spectacularly, as Latino. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 24, 2008

"A lucid, well-written work of regional history that opens necessary conversation and has broader implications—essential for students of the American West."
A searching study of one of the American West's signature massacres, distinguished by the multiethnic nature of its perpetrators and the legal case that ensued. Read full book review >