Books by Mark C. Carnes

Released: March 9, 2001

"Fans of historical fiction will have fun with Carnes's study, and would-be novelists might benefit from having a look at it, too—and then double-checking their facts. After all, as historian John Lukacs observes here, 'Every novel is a historical novel.'"
A sometimes amusing if generally inconsequential set of essays on fiction-writers' use (and occasional misuse) of history. Read full book review >
PAST IMPERFECT by Mark C. Carnes
Released: Sept. 11, 1995

"A remarkable resource. (400 b&w photos, not seen) (Book-of-the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club selections; History Book Club main selection)"
A boffo collection of 60 brief essays detailing the historical accuracy of popular movies from Jurassic Park to Gone With the Wind to All the President's Men. Read full book review >