Search - List of Books by Gene Lyons

Gene Lyons is a liberal political columnist and co-author with Joe Conason of The 10 Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton, a documentary book published in 2000, with a supporting film. The book outlines a purported right wing campaign waged against President of the United States Bill Clinton leading eventually to the president's impeachment. It extends the discussion in Lyons' 1996 book Fools for Scandal: How the Media Invented Whitewater.

Lyons is a native of Elizabeth, New Jersey. He graduated from Rutgers in 1965, and earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of Virginia in 1969. He taught at the University of Massachusetts, University of Arkansas and University of Texas before becoming a full-time writer in 1976. He has written hundreds of articles, essays and reviews for such magazines as Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Review of Books, Washington Monthly, The Nation, Esquire, Slate, and Salon.

A winner of the 1980 National Magazine Award for Public Service for the Texas Monthly article “Why Teachers Can’t Teach,” he was an Associate Editor at Texas Monthly in 1981, and General Editor at Newsweek from 1982-86. His other books include The Higher Illiteracy (University of Arkansas, 1988), Widow’s Web (Simon & Schuster, 1993). Lyons writes a column for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that is syndicated nationally by United Media. He lives on a cattle farm in Perry County, Arkansas.

He is not related to character actor Gene Lyons, Sr.
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Total Books: 10
Widow's Web
2012 - Widow's Web (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781451696066
ISBN-10: 145169606X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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The Hunting of the President The Ten-year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton
The Hunting of the President  The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton
2001 - The Hunting of the President the Ten-year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312273194
ISBN-10: 0312273193
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 3

The Hunting of the President  The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton
Fools for Scandal How the Media Invented Whitewater
1996 - Fools for Scandal How the Media Invented Whitewater (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781879957527
ISBN-10: 1879957523
Genres: History, Reference, Nonfiction
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 3

Widow's Web
1994 - Widow's Web [The Scandalous Story of Sex and Murder That Rocked Arkansas from Top to Bottom] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780804112680
ISBN-10: 0804112681
Genres: Travel, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Widow's Web The True Story of a Little Rock Beauty Whose Deadly Wiles Led to Two Murders and Scandalized the Entire of Arkansas
The Higher Illiteracy Essays on Bureaucracy Propaganda and Self-Delusion
The Higher Illiteracy Essays on Bureaucracy Propaganda and Self-Delusion