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Barry Werth
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Barry Werth is the author of Banquet at Delmonico's, 31 Days, The Scarlet Professor, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Damages, and The Billion-Dollar Molecule. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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31 Days
Gerald Ford, the Nixon Pardon and A Government in Crisis
Written by Barry Werth


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $15.95

In 31 Days, acclaimed historian Barry Werth takes readers inside the White House during the tumultuous days of August 1974, following Richard Nixon's resignation and the swearing-in of America's "accidental president," Gerald Ford.

The Watergate scandal had torn the country apart. In a dramatic, day-by-day account of the new administration’s inner... Read more >

31 Days

Written by Barry Werth


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Banquet at Delmonico's
Great Minds, the Gilded Age, and the Triumph of Evolution in America
Written by Barry Werth


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $13.99

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The Scarlet Professor
Newton Arvin: A Literary Life Shattered by Scandal
Written by Barry Werth


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 5, 2002
Price: $14.95

An utterly absorbing chronicle of the life and times of an esteemed college professor and literary critic and the ivory tower sex scandal that broke him, The Scarlet Professor offers a provocative and unsettling look at American moral fanaticism.

During his thirty-seven years at Smith College, Newton Arvin published groundbreaking studies of... Read more >
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The Scarlet Professor
Newton Arvin: A Literary Life Shattered by Scandal
Written by Barry Werth


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

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