Books by Mark Baker

D.A. by Mark Baker
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: June 1, 1999

"Stark and direct, Baker's interviewees present a compelling, unvarnished look at the grim reality of America's criminal justice culture."
Baker, author of half a dozen books (Bad Guys, 1996; Sex Lives; 1994, Cops, 1985; etc.) has given us the frank, often brutal views of cops and criminals on life and the criminal justice system. Read full book review >
BAD GUYS by Mark Baker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1996

"Well-observed and at times depraved, this is a unique account of the current prison population."
Career criminals telling their stories, wiseguy-style. Read full book review >
SEX LIVES by Mark Baker
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Jan. 20, 1994

"No more insightful than a heart-to-heart in a cappuccino commercial: Baker's subjects often parrot what the media tells them about themselves even as they live the contradictions in its message."
One hundred confidential reports on the sexual experience in America—no more thrilling a tale than one would expect—by the author of That's How Men Are (1991), Women (1989), and Cops (1985). Read full book review >
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Fun for men to check themselves out, and for curious women to have a look—and could soar high on the crest of the men's movement."
One hundred men speak anonymously and candidly about their ``core issues.'' Here, Baker continues his oral-report format of 'Nam (1981), Cops (1985), and Women (1989)—with mixed results. Read full book review >