Books by William Finnegan

BARBARIAN DAYS by William Finnegan
Released: July 21, 2015

"A lyrical and intense memoir."
An award-winning staff writer for the New Yorker offers a probing account of his lifetime passion for surfing.Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1998

"A perspicacious, compellingly written tale of young people for whom the future holds little, if any, promise. (Author tour)"
A beautifully written, poignant journey through America's growing poverty class and the adolescents who wander without direction through this dreary landscape. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1992

"Vivid reportage, thoughtful analysis, and comprehensive research: a seminal work not only on the war itself but on the conflicts that threaten post-cold-war, post-apartheid Africa."
A sobering look at one of Africa's most devastating civil wars, by Finnegan (Dateline Soweto, 1988; Crossing the Line, 1986)- -a war whose murky beginnings and stubborn resistance to resolution reflect old ideological conflicts as well as a clash between the modern and the traditional. Read full book review >