Books Brendan I. Koerner Books by Brendan I. Koerner Brendan I. Koerner has written books about: Nonfiction History & Society Biography & Memoir Politics & Public Affairs Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Brendan I. Koerner Book Your Trip The Fly List: Books About Takeoffs, Landings And Bumpy Rides June 17, 2014 From the longest-distance skyjacking in American history to a Little Prince who has had his heart broken by a rose, these books are guaranteed to put your head in the clouds. Author Interviews Booking A Flight For The 'Golden Age Of Hijacking' December 27, 2013 In the 1960s, catching a flight wasn't much of a hassle. No lines, no security screenings and no need to show ID. But the ease of travel brought with it some serious consequences. Booking A Flight For The 'Golden Age Of Hijacking' Listen· 7:48 7:48 Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/257659576/258178755" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpt: 'Now the Hell Will Start' June 6, 2008 In his new book, Brendan I. Koerner recounts the almost unbelievable tale of Herman Perry. An African-American soldier serving in Burma, Perry became the subject of the greatest manhunt of World War II.