September 25, 2005 / Fall 2005

What’s On Your bookshelf?

Written by Idea File Staff

Many reporters have written books. These works of fiction and non-fiction were written by a variety of people who have worked for news organizations. Whether they are worth recommending is for you to discover, as one or two of these books may be a little intense, but it does show how the path of journalism can take writers down different roads.

Tom Brokaw
NBC News

The Greatest Generation (1998)
An Album of Memories (2001)
Carl Hiaasen
Miami Herald

Tourist Season (1986)
Ernest Hemingway
foreign correspondent for American newspapers

The Sun Also Rises (1926)
A Farewell to Arms (1929)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940)
Lt. Gen. Hal Moore and Joe Galloway
Galloway is senior military correspondent
Knight Ridder Newspapers

We Were Soldiers Once… and Young (1993)
George Plimpton
freelance journalist

Paper Lion(1966)
Eric Severeid
CBS News

Not So Wild a Dream (1946)
Calvin Trillin
The New Yorker
Time

Travels with Alice (1989)
The Tummy Trilogy(1994)
Feeding a Yen (2003)
Tom Wolfe
Washington Post
New York Herald Tribune
The Right Stuff (1979)
Bonfire of the Vanities (1987)
Idea File Staff

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