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

"One would have hoped for more from a man who has stood up for justice in courtrooms often determined to undermine it."
In this bafflingly disappointing autobiography, Kunstler, radical lawyer extraordinaire, is once again arguing a difficult case—this time his own. Read full book review >
WOMEN WHO LOVE MEN WHO KILL by Sheila Isenberg
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Released: July 11, 1991

"Isenberg's skills in getting these women to reveal themselves, her ability to present them as sympathetic and understandable, and her synthesis of the material they provided make for an engrossing report."
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. Read full book review >