Books by Neil Baldwin

Neil Baldwin was born in New York City and grew up there, attending the Horace Mann School. He was a Visiting Student at the University of Manchester, England, and received his B.A. in History from the University of Rochester and his Ph.D. in Modern Ameri

Released: June 1, 2005

"A readable exercise in civics, and surely more inclusive than, say, William Bennett's or Lynne Cheney's published views on what those best ideals might be."
Does America have a set of shared values? Perhaps not, writes pop historian Baldwin, in a time when "the pulse of the nation often sounds as if it is emanating from two separate heartbeats." Read full book review >
EDISON by Neil Baldwin
Released: Feb. 9, 1995

"Like many eminent Victorians, Edison was a fascinating monster, and Baldwin captures some of both the fascination and the monstrosity; but one comes away from the book feeling that the best part of the story remains untold. (50 b&w photos, unseen)"
This new biography attempts not only to chronicle Edison's achievements but to set him in the context of his time. Read full book review >