Books by Thomas Geoghegan

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 19, 2014

"A manifesto that provokes even when it doesn't convince and tempers its broadsides with humor and a conversational style."
A union lawyer offers radical prescriptions to resuscitate a moribund labor movement. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Will clean out your political cholesterol and make you think about the long-term, systemic effects of the legal and cultural wars in which we are now engaged."
Americans find themselves more and more in the toils of the law while getting less justice, declares labor attorney Geoghegan (In America's Court: How a Civil Lawyer Who Likes to Settle Stumbled into a Criminal Trial, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Will clean out your political cholesterol and make you think about the long-term, systemic effects of the legal and cultural wars in which we are now engaged."
Americans find themselves more and more in the toils of the law while getting less justice, declares labor attorney Geoghegan (In America's Court: How a Civil Lawyer Who Likes to Settle Stumbled into a Criminal Trial, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2002

"A letter to young law-school grads seeking to change the world."
Labor attorney Geoghegan (The Secret Lives of Citizens, 1999) uses his brief exposure to the criminal justice system as a stepping-off point for a broadside against the conservatism of our courts. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 22, 1999

"Fun to read, but unlikely to help fulfill any promise of liberalism."
Meet political essayist and attorney Geoghegan, an unrepentant liberal, i.e., a living anachronism. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

A heartfelt and worthy study by labor-attorney Geoghegan of what it means to be on the side of organized labor at a time when labor is written off as an ancient relic. Read full book review >