Search - List of Books by Larry Tye

Larry Tye is an American non-fiction author and journalist best known for his 2009 New York Times bestselling biography Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend, the story of Negro Leagues pitcher Satchel Paige.

From 1986 to 2001, Tye worked as a journalist at The Boston Globe, covering medicine, the environment, sports and national news. Before that he covered business and government at The Anniston Star in Anniston, Alabama, then was the environmental reporter at The Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.

Tye was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 1993 - 1994 and has won a series of major newspaper awards, including the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and the Edward J. Meeman Award for Environmental Journalism.

Two of Tye's books, one on the Pullman porters and another on electroconvulsive therapy, have been adapted into documentary films.

In addition to his non-fiction writing career, Tye is Director of the Boston-based Health Coverage Fellowship, which each year trains ten of America's leading medical journalists on how to do a better job covering issues ranging from public health to mental health to insuring the uninsured.

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Total Books: 16
Bobby Kennedy The Making of a Liberal Icon
Bobby Kennedy The Making of a Liberal Icon
Bobby Kennedy The Making of a Liberal Icon
2016 - Bobby Kennedy the Making of a Liberal Icon (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780812993349
ISBN-10: 0812993349
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Superman The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Superman The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
2012 - Superman the High-flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781400068661
ISBN-10: 1400068665
Genres: History, Comics & Graphic Novels, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

Satchel The Life and Times of an American Legend
2010 - Satchel the Life and Times of an American Legend (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812977974
ISBN-10: 0812977971
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Satchel The Life and Times of an American Legend
2009 - Satchel the Life and Times of an American Legend (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781400066513
ISBN-10: 1400066514
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Shock
2007 - Shock (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781583332832
ISBN-10: 1583332839
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Medicine, Medical Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 4

Shock
2006 - Shock (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781583332658
ISBN-10: 1583332650
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Medical Books
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 7

Rising from the Rails  Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class
2005 - Rising From the Rails Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805078503
ISBN-10: 0805078509
Genres: Business & Money, History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Rising from the Rails  Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class
Home Lands Portraits of the New Jewish Diaspora
2002 - Home Lands Portraits of the New Jewish Diaspora (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805065916
ISBN-10: 0805065911
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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The Father of Spin Edward L Bernays and The Birth of Public Relations
2002 - The Father of Spin Edward L Bernays and the Birth of Public Relations (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805067897
ISBN-10: 0805067892
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Money, History
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
 2

Home Lands Portrait of the New Jewish Diaspora
2001 - Home Lands Portrait of the New Jewish Diaspora (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780805065909
ISBN-10: 0805065903
Genre: History
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The Father of Spin  Edward L Bernays and the Birth of Public Relations