Books by James Carroll
NPR stories about James Carroll
In fiction, Erin Morgenstern conjures star-crossed magicians, Rachel DeWoskin revisits the horrors of high school, and Dean Bakopoulos' widower pursues new love. In nonfiction, James Carroll visits the real and imagined Jerusalem.
Jerusalem has many identities — some real, some imagined. It's known as "the city of peace," but author James Carroll identifies it as the "home base of religious violence." In his new book Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Carroll traces the history of this holy city and how it has shaped the modern world.
Author James Carroll's book House of War takes an in-depth look at the power and structure of the Pentagon. He talks about the impact of the "military-industrial complex" on America over the past 60 years.