Books by Tom Sancton

Tom Sancton graduated from Harvard in 1971 and attended Oxford as a Rhodes scholar. He worked at Time magazine for 22 years and co-authored the bestseller Death of a Princess in 1998. He has also appeared as a clarinetist at major jazz festivals and has r


THE BETTENCOURT AFFAIR by Tom Sancton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A well-researched, crisply written, and entertaining story of family, greed, wealth, and the complex relations among them."
A juicy chronicle of France's richest scandal. Read full book review >
THE ARMAGEDDON PROJECT by Tom Sancton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"Clunky writing and a rabidly partisan view hobble the thrills, but not fatally."
The White House and its religious and oil industry backers pin big hopes on a tiny Christian sect in war-ravaged Iraq. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 2006

"A clear, simple melody played, surprisingly, with very little improvisation or ornamentation, but with enormous respect and affection."
A former bureau chief for Time and a certified jazz freak from adolescence onward tells his sweet coming-of-age story in pre-Katrina New Orleans when "the mens" (as the black jazz masters called one another) played the music that won his heart. Read full book review >