Books by Ken Silverstein

THE SECRET WORLD OF OIL by Ken Silverstein
NON-FICTION
Released: May 13, 2014

"The book's revelations make Wall Street corruption seem tame by comparison."
Energy journalist Silverstein's study of the routinely corrupt but immensely profitable world of oil "fixers." Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"Readable and well-reported, though openly partisan."
Harper's Washington editor Silverstein (The Radioactive Boy Scout, 2004, etc.) takes an informative, smart-alecky look at the lengths to which lobbying firms will go to get clients. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: March 9, 2004

"A preposterous story kept in check by a restrained (if incredulous) voice and by situating it within the folderol of the Cold War nuclear fraternity."
A wildly improbable tale of a Boy Scout out to win a merit badge by building a leaky breeder reactor, told with steady grace and enveloping dread. Read full book review >
PRIVATE WARRIORS by Ken Silverstein
HISTORY
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"A four-star tale of government and industry running amuck."
An engaging look at the arms trade and the military-industrial complex in the post-Cold War era. Read full book review >