Books by Monte Reel

A BROTHERHOOD OF SPIES by Monte Reel
HISTORY
Released: May 8, 2018

"Intriguing stuff for fans of true spy tales and students of the Cold War alike."
High-flying history of the U-2 spy plane program and its unlikely clutch of fathers. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"A lively footnote to the debate between science and religion and the exploration of the African jungle in the Victorian era."
Former Washington Post reporter Reel (The Last of the Tribe: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon, 2010) offers a fascinating sidelight on the perennial debate of man's origins. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: June 15, 2010

"Unlike the story of Ishi, however, this one has a happy ending—a payoff that isn't entirely anticipated, given all the other tragic aspects of the tale."
Washington Post South America correspondent Reel delivers a moving, well-constructed account of a latter-day Ishi in the embattled Amazonian rainforest. Read full book review >