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Caleb Carr

USA flag (b.1955)

Caleb Carr is a contributing editor of MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History and the series editor of the Modern Library War Series. His military and political writings have appeared in numerous magazines and periodicals, among them The World Policy Journal, The New York Times, and Time magazine. He lives in upstate New York.

Genres: Historical Mystery, Mystery

Non fiction
   America Invulnerable (1988) (with James Chace)
   The Lessons of Terror (2002)
Anthony Awards Best First Novel winner (1995) : The Alienist
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (1995) : The Alienist

Caleb Carr recommends
Improbable (2005)
Adam Fawer
"A remarkable novel that combines a gritty, expert plot with serious ideas and speculations. A skillful, fascinating debut."
Dust and Shadow (2009)
Lyndsay Faye
"At long last, an author of rare talent combines a thorough, enthusiastic knowledge of the Sherlock Holmes canon with truly rigorous research into, and respect for, the Jack the Ripper killings."

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