Books by Mark Hertsgaard

NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: Jan. 19, 2011

"Starkly clear and of utmost importance."
Climate change is well underway, writes Hertsgaard (The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World, 2002, etc.), and we must begin to adapt to it even as we work to stop it. Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"It barks, it bites—but will anybody hear? Or feel?"
A verbal thrashing from a journalist who visited many countries and discovered that even as they adopt our pop culture and consume our Big Macs, they hate us for our greed, arrogance, ignorance, and more. Read full book review >
NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: Jan. 6, 1999

Freelance journalist Hertsgaard (A Day in the Life: The Music and Artistry of the Beatles, 1995, etc.) circles the earth to gauge the extent of environmental destruction and local peoples' attitude toward it—and, by extension, whether the species will survive the 21st century. Read full book review >

A DAY IN THE LIFE by Mark Hertsgaard
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: March 21, 1995

Oddly imperial prose limns the music of the Fab Four, concentrating on the band rather than individual personalities. Journalist and author Hertsgaard (On Bended Knee: The Press and the Reagan Presidency, 1988, etc.) delivers a narrative focused mostly on the Beatles' music rather than their often outrageous personal lives. Read full book review >