Books by Oliver Stone

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 15, 2019

"Scary, sobering stuff. (timeline, source notes and lists, index) (Nonfiction. 13-16)"
Stone and Kuznick's mordant take on this country's history continues—here spanning the period from the beginning of the Cold War to the Cuban missile crisis. Read full book review >
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 9, 2014

"A natural and notable companion for Joy Hakim's magisterial but sunnier History of US (2006). (chronology, sources, index) (Nonfiction. 13-16)"
The darker side of the "American Century," recast for younger audiences from the companion to a sobering documentary film (book and film both 2012). Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"Preaching to the choir, perhaps, but an invigorating sermon all the same."
Zinn-ian conspiracy theories, propounded engagingly and energetically by filmmaker and gadfly Stone and Cold War scholar Kuznick (History/American Univ.). Read full book review >
A CHILD'S NIGHT DREAM by Oliver Stone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"A must for Stone fans, though cooler heads may find it the most gratuitous literary exhumation since Norman Mailer's Transit to Narcissus. (Author tour)"
You know you've arrived as a celebrity filmmaker when an editor urges you to ransack your 30-year-old shoeboxes in search of a novel as fragmentary and adolescent as this one. Read full book review >