f SECRETS: A Memoir of Vietnam
and the Pentagon Papers
“Much more than a riveting inside account of
the political beginnings of America’s most
dishonorable war. Daniel Ellsberg tells us how
some of our most honorable public servants
found themselves unable to tell the truth to
the President when it mattered most.”—
Seymour Hersh. “A profound education in
politics and morality.”—Howard Zinn. Here is
Ellsberg’s account of how—and why—he
smuggled out of his office the 7,000-page top-secret study that would alter the course of
American history. 8 pp. b/w photos.
Viking 480 pp. 0-670-03030-9 $29.95
Penguin 512 pp. 0-14-200342-5 $16.00
Penguin available October 2003
A Publishers Weekly and Los Angeles Times Best
Nonfiction Book of 2003
“DeLillo’s apocalyptic imagination takes on
the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Penguin 464 pp. 0-14-015604-6 $13.95
Ulysses S. Grant
Introduction and Notes by James M. McPherson
Perhaps the most revelatory autobiography of
high command to exist in any language. “The
most remarkable work of its kind since the
Commentaries of Julius Caesar. It is also, like...
Walden or Leaves of Grass, a unique expression
of the national character.”—Edmund Wilson.
48 pp. b/w illustrations and maps. 704 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-043701-0 $14.95
f ABRAHAM LINCOLN
A Penguin Lives Biography
“A fine, brief life of the Great Emancipator
....Exemplary and illuminating.”—Kirkus
Reviews (starred). 192 pp.
Lipper/Viking 0-670-03175-5 $19.95
William K. Klingaman
f ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE ROAD
TO EMANCIPATION 1861–1865
“Tightly focused and engagingly written.”
—Library Journal. “A fine account of a brilliant
piece of political strategy.”—Booklist.
Penguin 352 pp. 0-14-200043-4 $14.00
THE PORTABLE ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Edited by Andrew Delbanco
“The best one-volume collection. Selected
with impeccable judgment, and finely introduced.”—W. Jackson Bate, Harvard Univ.
“Teachers and students will find this superbly
edited volume indispensable.”—Clare Rossini,
Penguin 384 pp. 0-14-017031-6 $15.00
f GEORGE WASHINGTON AND
THE FOUNDING OF A NATION
“This engaging biography presents a thorough look at the life of the first president as
well as clear presentations of the people and
events that shaped his world.”—School Library
Journal. Illustrated with photos, maps, charts,
prints, and line drawings. 288 pp.
DuttonChildren’s 0-525-47068-9 $14.99
A 2002 American Library Association Best Book for
Also in Dutton Children’s: Commander in Chief:
Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War 0-525-47069-7.
f WHEN CHARACTER WAS KING
A Story of Ronald Reagan
“The essence of Mr. Reagan’s character, and
perhaps the nation...Ms. Noonan’s mix of
affection and insight make this a valuable
book.”— The Dallas Morning News. “Noonan
possesses an astonishingly deft touch for making the political process come alive.”—USA
Penguin 352 pp. 0-14-200168-6 $15.00
Saul K. Padover
A Great American’s Life and Ideas
“One of the best…biographies of Jefferson.”
—Henry Steele Commager. Index.
Mentor 192pp. 0-451-62797-0 $6.99
Robert V. Remini
f ANDREW JACKSON
AND HIS INDIAN WARS
“Vividly written and often harrowing...
Remini recounts Jackson’s exploits...with
riveting narrative prose.”—Michael F. Holt,
Univ. of Virginia, Chicago Tribune. “When it
comes to Jackson...there are few who have
such a masterly command of the sources as
Mr. Remini.”—Roger D. McGrath, The Wall
Street Journal. Maps, 16 pp. b/w illustrations.
Penguin 240 pp. 0-14-200128-7 $14.00
Also in Penguin: The Battle of New Orleans 0-14-
An American Mind: Selected Writings
Edited with an Introduction
by Mario R. DiNunzio
“Controversial, but consistently provoking
and entertaining.”—Publishers Weekly. A collection of his best works, including speeches,
essays, and letters. Photographs.
Penguin 384 pp. 0-14-024520-0 $15.00
THE ARROGANCE OF POWER
The Secret World of Richard Nixon
“Summers has done an enormous service...
The inescapable conclusion, well bodyguarded
by meticulous research and footnotes, is that
in the Nixon era the United States was in
essence a ‘rogue state.’ It had a ruthless, paranoid and unstable leader who did not hesitate
to break the laws of his own country.”—
Christopher Hitchens, The New York Times
Book Review. “The most thorough case against
Nixon yet.”—Publishers Weekly. 32 b/w illustrations.
Penguin 656 pp. 0-14-026078-1 $16.00
REAGAN’S AMERICA: Innocents at Home
With a New Introduction
“For efforts to find Mr. Reagan’s ‘place in
history’ this is indispensable.”—The New York
Times Book Review. “Readers seeking a balanced assessment of Reagan should turn to
Garry Wills.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review.
Penguin 592 pp. 0-14-029607-7 $15.00
Rick Cowan and Douglas Century
The Fall of the Last Mafia Empire
“Utterly serious in scope...a nuts-and-bolts tale
of how to break down organized crime.”—
Detroit Free Press. “Recalling it here in vivid,
riveting detail, Cowan (aided by journalist
Century) reconstructs a time when he was
deeper undercover in the garbage ‘cartel’ than
any city cop had ever been, with the close calls
to prove it.”—Publishers Weekly.
Putnam 352 pp. 0-399-14875-2
Berkley 384 pp. 0-425-19299-7
Berkley available October 2003
Robert I. Friedman
f RED MAFI YA
How the Russian Mob Has Invaded America
With a New Afterword by the Author
“An indispensible introduction to the new
face of organized crime.”—Chicago Sun-Times.
“Probably the most comprehensive effort to
date to chronicle the rise of the Russian mob...
vivid character sketches.”—The Washington
Times. “Groundbreaking.”—The Boston Globe.
Berkley 288 pp. 0-425-18687-3 $6.99
Willard Gaylin, M.D.
THE KILLING OF BONNIE GARLAND
“A powerful and passionate indictment.”
—The Cleveland Plain Dealer. This masterly
account questions psychiatric testimony and
analyzes the conflict between the rights of the
accused and society’s right to justice. Photos.
Penguin 376 pp. 0-14-025095-6 $15.00