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Caleb Carr

Caleb Carr is the critically acclaimed author of The Alienist, The Angel of Darkness, The Lessons of Terror, Killing Time, The Devil Soldier, The Italian Secretary, The Legend of Broken, and Surrender, New York. He has taught military history at Bard College, and worked extensively in film, television, and the theater. His military and political writings have appeared in numerous magazines and periodicals, among them The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in upstate New York.

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The Alienist
Written by Caleb Carr
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2006
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7614-4 (0-8129-7614-2)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A TNT ORIGINAL SERIES

“A first-rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages.”—Entertainment Weekly


“Caleb Carr’s rich period thriller takes us back to the moment in history when the modern idea of the serial killer became available to... Read more






The Alienist
Written by Caleb Carr
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | November 21, 2017
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-525-51027-7 (0-525-51027-3)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A TNT ORIGINAL SERIES

“A first-rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages.”—Entertainment Weekly


“Caleb Carr’s rich period thriller takes us back to the moment in history when the modern idea of the serial killer became available to... Read more






The Angel of Darkness
Written by Caleb Carr
Ballantine Books | Paperback | May 1998
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-42763-2 (0-345-42763-7)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “As winning a historical thriller as The Alienist . . . The reader keeps right on turning the pages.”—The New York Times

June 1897. A year has passed since Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a pioneer in forensic psychiatry, tracked down the brutal serial killer John Beecham with the help... Read more






The Devil Soldier
Written by Caleb Carr
Random House | Trade Paperback | April 1995
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-76128-0 (0-679-76128-4)

A courageous leader who became the first American mandarin, Frederick Townsend Ward won crucial victories for the Emperor of China during the Taiping Rebellion, history's bloodiest civil war. Carr's skills as historian and storyteller come to the fore in this thrilling account of the kind of adventurer the world no longer... Read more






The Legend of Broken
Written by Caleb Carr
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | July 2013
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8452-1 (0-8129-8452-8)

“A sprawling fantasy saga . . . Caleb Carr boldly goes where he’s never gone before.”—USA Today

Legend meets history in this mesmerizing novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Caleb Carr. Demonstrating the rich storytelling, skillful plotting, and depth of research he showcased in The Alienist, Carr has written a... Read more






The Lessons of Terror
Written by Caleb Carr
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2003
$16.00/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-76074-7 (0-375-76074-1)

Military historian Caleb Carr’s groundbreaking work anticipated America’s current debates on preemptive military action against terrorist sponsor states, reorganization of the American intelligence system, and the treatment of terrorists as soldiers in supranational armies rather than as criminals. Carr’s authoritative exploration demonstrates that the practice of terrorism, employed by national armies... Read more






Surrender, New York
Written by Caleb Carr
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2017
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-399-59155-6 (0-399-59155-9)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Imaginative and fulfilling . . . an addictive contemporary crime procedural.”—Michael Connelly, The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)

Caleb Carr, the author of The Alienist and The Angel of Darkness, returns with a contemporary, edge-of-your-seat thriller featuring the brilliant but unconventional criminal psychologist Dr. Trajan Jones.

In the small town of Surrender... Read more






Surrender, New York
Written by Caleb Carr
Random House | Hardcover | August 2016
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-45569-1 (0-679-45569-8)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Imaginative and fulfilling . . . an addictive contemporary crime procedural.”—Michael Connelly, The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)

Caleb Carr, the author of The Alienist and The Angel of Darkness, returns with a contemporary, edge-of-your-seat thriller featuring the brilliant but unconventional criminal psychologist Dr. Trajan Jones.

In the small town of Surrender... Read more






The Cold War
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose, Caleb Carr, Thomas Fleming and Victor Davis Hanson, Edited by Robert Cowley
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | November 2006
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6716-6 (0-8129-6716-X)

Even fifteen years after the end of the Cold War, it is still hard to grasp that we no longer live under its immense specter. For nearly half a century, from the end of World War II to the early 1990s, all world events hung in the balance of a simmering...

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The Mysterious Island
Written by Jules Verne, Translated by Jordan Stump, Introduction by Caleb Carr
Modern Library | Paperback | April 2004
$7.95/10.45(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7212-2 (0-8129-7212-0)

Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne’s masterpiece. “Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump” (Kirkus Reviews), here... Read more






The Mysterious Island
Written by Jules Verne, Translated by Jordan Stump, Introduction by Caleb Carr
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | December 2002
$17.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6642-8 (0-8129-6642-2)

Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne’s masterpiece. “Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump” (Kirkus Reviews), here... Read more





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