Books by Samuel G. Freedman

Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Much more than just a sports book."
With campuses and the nation in an uproar over civil rights, two legendary coaches prepared their teams for a football classic. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2005

"A son's story, a Jewish story, an American story."
Prize-winning journalist Freedman reconstructs his mother's biography. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 10, 2000

"An evenhanded and loving portrait that will prove enlightening to Jewish and non-Jewish readers alike."
Jews today may not face sustained, overt anti-Semitism, but nevertheless all is not rosy for American Jewry—which is plagued, Freedman (Journalism/Columbia Univ.) claims, by infighting. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A hundred pages shorter, it would appeal to an even broader audience."
An intimate look at three generations of three white, ethnic Catholic families, and their eventual transformation from Democrats to Republicans, from a highly regarded former New York Times reporter. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 17, 1993

"The legacy of Martin Luther King in all its glory, and more proof that the struggle for social justice may have religion at its core."
Freedman (Journalism/Columbia), author of the acclaimed Small Victories (1990), about the tribulations of an N.Y.C. English teacher, turns his attention to a Brooklyn minister and his can-do church—with riveting results. Read full book review >