Books by Matt Taibbi

HATE INC. by Matt Taibbi
NONFICTION
Released: Oct. 8, 2019

"An invigorating polemic against tactics the news media use to manipulate and divide their audiences."
Rolling Stone contributing editor Taibbi (I Can't Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street, 2017, etc.) spares neither right- nor left-leaning pundits as he inveighs against cable TV and other media that treat news as a form of entertainment. Read full book review >
I CAN'T BREATHE by Matt Taibbi
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"Sure to be a fixture on any reading list or curriculum regarding the woeful state of the American criminal justice system."
Rolling Stone contributing editor Taibbi (Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus, 2017, etc.) goes behind the scenes of an infamous police killing of an unarmed black man to explore a tragic national phenomenon. Read full book review >
INSANE CLOWN PRESIDENT by Matt Taibbi
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 16, 2017

"A lively set of dispatches that shows how even the harshest skeptic in the pundit class can be blindsided."
Looking back in bemusement and (eventually) anger at the 2016 presidential campaign with Rolling Stone's pugnacious political correspondent. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2014

"Rising from the text is a miasma of corporate and political malfeasance and immorality that mocks the platitudes of democracy."
Rolling Stone journalist Taibbi (Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America, 2010, etc.) once again rakes from the muck some most malodorous information about inequality in America. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"Meaty food for thought, steeped in righteous bile."
A ticked-off field guide to modern America, a place where the con artists of high finance call the shots. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: May 6, 2008

"A fulminating broadside that falls apart under the weight of its own anguish."
Media cynic enters the belly of the dumb, frightened American beast and comes out the other end more terrified than ever about the nation's future. Read full book review >