Books by Melanie Thernstrom

Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"A rich mélange of ideas and journalism."
An intriguing investigation of chronic pain that combines expert opinion, philosophy and history with the author's personal struggle. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Thernstrom has written a powerful indictment of Harvard and a cautionary tale of alienation's destructive power—even among the most talented. (Author tour)"
Part mystery, part exposÇ, Thernstrom's gripping account of a murder/suicide at Harvard (which she reported on for the New Yorker) combines fascinating case material with great seriousness of purpose. Read full book review >