Books by Neil Hanson

Neil Hanson has travelled around the world twice, edited The Good Beer Guide and written for every British national newspaper and for media around the world. He has also written thirty books including the acclaimed The Custom of the Sea and The Dreadful J

MONK EASTMAN by Neil Hanson
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"A quirky study that intriguingly snapshots a city in time as well as a life."
Hanson (Unknown Soldiers: The Story of the Missing of the First World War, 2006, etc.) pursues the glamour in New York City's Lower East Side gangland. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 20, 2005

"Richly detailed, concisely narrated: a superb, myth-shattering portrait of an epochal event."
Designs turn to accidents, and great ships to splinters, in this rousing tale of the Elizabethan navy's finest hour. Read full book review >
Released: March 23, 2001

"Entertaining as armchair adventure, and a useful primer for anyone seeking to find a fortune beneath the waves."
A vigorous account of modern-day treasure hunting. Read full book review >
Released: April 14, 2000

"Gruesome and completely fascinating, but requires translation."
A gripping tale of four sailors adrift at sea—and the cabin boy eaten to sustain the remaining three—by British journalist Hanson. Read full book review >