Books by Merritt Ierley

Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Short on innovation."
A tiresome survey of new technologies. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 17, 1999

"Fragmented and muddled, with considerable solid research gone to waste. (125 illus.)"
A brief and remarkably dull history of the creature comforts, from indoor flush toilets to microwave ovens, that are taken for granted in homes today. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 1999

"For anyone excited by the wood, brick, stone, and mortar of how Americans have expressed themselves in their choice of shelter, this multistory book is zoned for pleasure. (First serial to American Heritage)"
A guided tour of the floor plan of American civilization, noting the evolution of the American home—from structure to function, from heating to plumbing, and from colonial times to today. Read full book review >