Books by Linda Simon

THE GREATEST SHOWS ON EARTH by Linda Simon
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 2014

"Simon brings a learned hand to this bright history of the circus, which emblazons as it preserves the magic."
From the Roman arena to the Pickle Family, Simon (Emerita, English/Skidmore Coll.; Coco Chanel, 2011, etc.) explores the tropes and stylings of the many-headed creature known as the circus.Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2004

"Fascinating subject, so-so treatment."
Before electricity became the driving force of civilization, the public had to come to terms with this new power. Here's the story behind it. Read full book review >
GENUINE REALITY by Linda Simon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Simon does such a good job on James's life, one only wishes she'd spent a little more time on his ideas. (b&w photos, not seen)"
A solid, brass-tacks biography of the great American philosopher and founder of pragmatism. Read full book review >