Books by Sheila Isenberg

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"With a keen eye for detail, Isenberg (English/Marist Coll.; A Hero of Our Own: The Story of Varian Fry, 2001, etc.) explores Gardiner's life and admirable sacrifices, but the narrative lacks the emotional depth readers may expect from such riveting raw material."
Academic portrayal of an American socialite who became integral to the Austrian Nazi Resistance.  Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Nov. 6, 2001

"An undistinguished biography of a problematic hero."
The life of a little-known American WWII hero. Read full book review >
MY LIFE AS A RADICAL LAWYER by William M. Kunstler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

In this bafflingly disappointing autobiography, Kunstler, radical lawyer extraordinaire, is once again arguing a difficult case—this time his own. As defense attorney in some of this country's highest profile political courtroom dramas, throughout his astounding career (he's now 75) Kunstler has chosen to champion political causes rather than people—causes that were often very unpopular (he's currently representing Colin Ferguson, charged with murder on the Long Island Railroad). Read full book review >

WOMEN WHO LOVE MEN WHO KILL by Sheila Isenberg
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: July 11, 1991

Journalist Isenberg provides a fascinating look at women ``compelled to dance with the masters of death''—women so obsessed with convicted murderers that they marry them, giving up all else in their lives, including their children, to fulfill their deepest fantasies. To find out about these women, Isenberg interviewed dozens of them, plus prison officials, police, psychiatrists, and psychologists. Read full book review >