New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
     New Books     Coming Soon     
Kevin Baker's picture

Kevin Baker


USA flag (1958 - )

Kevin Baker is an American novelist and journalist. He was born in Englewood, New Jersey and grew up in New Jersey and Rockport, Massachusetts.

As a youth Baker worked on the Gloucester Daily Times, covering school-boy sports, as well as local town meetings and other civic affairs. He graduated from Columbia, where he majored in political science, in 1980. Baker resides in New York, where he is a contributing editor to Harper's magazine as well as a columnist with American Heritage magazine, and a regular contributor to The New York Times and The New York Times Book Review.
 
Series
City of Fire Trilogy
1. Paradise Alley (2002)
2. Dreamland (1998)
3. Strivers Row (2006)
thumbthumbthumb
 
Novels
thumbthumb
 
Chapter Books
Luna Park (2009) (with Danijel Zezelj)
thumb
 
Kevin Baker recommends
thumb
Carter Beats the Devil (2001)
Glen David Gold
"Carter Beats the Devil is an absorbing mystery, full of magic, romance, and history and populated with fascinating characters, both real and imagined, from the great Houdini, to a doomed President Harding, to the villainous Mysterioso. Glen David Gold is a first-rate storyteller, with his own hoard of magician's tricks."
thumb
Sugar Pop Moon (2013)
(Jersey Leo, book 1)
John Florio
"Funny, poignant, and thrilling. A terrific read!"

Visitors to this page also looked at these authors