Search - List of Books by Edward Dolnick

Edward Dolnick is an American writer, formerly a science writer at the Boston Globe. He has been published in the Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times Magazine, and the Washington Post, among other publications. His books include Madness on the Couch : Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis (1998) and Down the Great Unknown : John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon (2001).

Dolnick's book The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece (2005)...an account of the 1994 theft, and eventual recovery, of Edvard Munch's The Scream from Norway's National Gallery in Oslo...won the 2006 Edgar Award in the Best Crime Fact category. His most recent book, The Forger's Spell (2008), describes the 1930-40s forging of Johannes Vermeer paintings by a critic-detesting Dutch artist, accepted as "masterpieces" by art experts until the artist's confession and trial in 1945.

He lives in the Washington, D.C. area, is married, and has two children. His wife, Lynn Iphigene Golden, is a member of the Ochs-Sulzberger family, publishers of The New York Times, and is on the board of The New York Times Company.[1]

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Total Books: 24
The Seeds of Life From Aristotle to da Vinci from Sharks' Teeth to Frogs' Pants the Long and Strange Quest to Discover Where Babies Come From
The Rush America's Fevered Quest for Fortune 1848-1853
2014 - The Rush America's Fevered Quest for Fortune 1848-1853 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316175685
ISBN-10: 0316175684
Genres: Business & Money, History
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The Clockwork Universe Isaac Newton the Royal Society and the Birth of the Modern World
The Forger's Spell A True Story of Vermeer Nazis and the Greatest Art Hoax of the Twentieth Century
2009 - The Forger's Spell a True Story of Vermeer Nazis and the Greatest Art Hoax of the Twentieth Century [P.S.] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060825423
ISBN-10: 0060825421
Genre: Arts & Photography
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Down the Great Unknown John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon
Stealing the Scream The Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece
2008 - Stealing the Scream the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781840468649
ISBN-10: 1840468645
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Madness on the Couch Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis
2007 - Madness on the Couch Blaming the VIctim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781416577942
ISBN-10: 1416577947
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The Rescue Artist  A True Story of Art Thieves and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece
2006 - The Rescue Artist a True Story of Art Thieves and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece [P.S.] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060531188
ISBN-10: 0060531185
Genres: Arts & Photography, History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 4

Down the Great Unknown
2003 - Down the Great Unknown (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780006532231
ISBN-10: 0006532233
Genres: History, Travel, Science & Math
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Down the Great Unknown John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon
Madness on the Couch  Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis
Down The Great Unknown - John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey Of Discovery And Tragedy Through The Grand Canyon
Stealing the Scream  The Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece
Stealing the Scream the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781840467925
ISBN-10: 1840467924
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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La Locura En El Divan
La Locura En El Divan [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788487403620
ISBN-10: 848740362X
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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