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Joseph Michael Jahn (born August 4, 1943) is an American author and critic.

He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Sayville, New York. He moved to New York City in 1966 and was educated at Dowling College, Adelphi University, and Columbia University.Using the byline Mike Jahn, in 1968 he became the first rock journalist of The New York Times and the first full-time rock writer for any major daily newspaper. According to the Times metropolitan editor Arthur Gelb, he hired Jahn specifically to inaugurate the newspaper's coverage of rock music. One of his first assignments was to cover the Woodstock Festival.

Jahn wrote more than 200 reviews of performances by rock bands and individual folk and blues artists for the New York Times between 1968 and 1971. Jahn also wrote a column syndicated by North American Newspaper Alliance, 1967-1970, and The New York Times, 1970-1973. Jahn wrote the first book about The Doors, "Jim Morrison and the Doors: An Unauthorized Book" and was mentioned by name in the Rolling Stone obituary of Morrison.

In the mid-1970s, Jahn switched to writing mystery/suspense fiction, eventually publishing about 50 novels and movie and TV adaptations, mostly using the byline Michael Jahn. His first mystery novel, "The Quark Maneuver", published by Ballantine in 1977, won an Edgar Award in 1978. In 1982 he began the series "The Bill Donovan Mysteries" with "Night Rituals. By 2003 he had published nine novels in the series, the last being "Murder in Coney Island". The 10th book in the series, "Donovan & Son," was published by Five Star (Gale Centage) in 2008. He has stopped writing fiction in order to concentrate on writing a memoir of his career and that of his newspaperman father.

Jahn's original manuscripts and papers are in the Michael Jahn Collection at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library of Columbia University. The collection was established in 1984.
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Total Books: 33
Donovan  Son The 25th Anniversary Bill Donovan Novel
2008 - Donovan Son the 25th Anniversary Bill Donovan Novel [Five Star Mystery Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781594142666
ISBN-10: 1594142661
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Murder on Coney Island
2003 - Murder on Coney Island (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786258314
ISBN-10: 0786258314
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Crooks Crimes and Christmas
2003 - Crooks Crimes and Christmas [Wwl Mystery, 473] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373264735
ISBN-10: 0373264739
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 15

Murder in Coney Island A Bill Donovan Mystery
2003 - Murder in Coney Island a Bill Donovan Mystery (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312308018
ISBN-10: 0312308019
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Murder on the Waterfront
2002 - Murder on the Waterfront [Bill Donovan, Bk 8] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373264353
ISBN-10: 0373264356
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 6

Murder on the Waterfront
2001 - Murder on the Waterfront [Bill Donovan, Bk 8] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312278571
ISBN-10: 0312278578
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Das Hertha-Lexikon
2001 - Das Hertha-lexikon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783895333156
ISBN-10: 3895333158
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Murder on Theatre Row
2000 - Murder on Theatre Row [Bill Donovan, Bk 5] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373263462
ISBN-10: 0373263465
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 10

Murder in Central Park
2000 - Murder in Central Park [Bill Donovan] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780312242220
ISBN-10: 0312242220
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Murder At The Museum Of Natural History
2000 - Murder at the Museum of Natural History [Bill Donovan, Bk 4] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373263370
ISBN-10: 0373263376
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 4

Murder In Central Park
2000 - Murder in Central Park [Bill Donovan, Bk 7] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780373263837
ISBN-10: 037326383X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 5

A New York State of Crime Murder on Fifth Avenue / Libation by Death / Clean Sweep
1999 - A New York State of Crime Murder on Fifth Avenue / Libation By Death / Clean Sweep (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373263172
ISBN-10: 0373263171
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Murder On Fifth Avenue
1998 - Murder on Fifth Avenue [Mitchell and Markby Mysteries] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312186326
ISBN-10: 0312186320
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 4

Murder on Theatre Row
1997 - Murder on Theatre Row [Bill Donovan] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312146856
ISBN-10: 031214685X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Werbung im Internet
1996 - Werbung Im Internet [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783838602851
ISBN-10: 3838602854
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City of God
1992 - City of God [A Thomas Dunne Book] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312069278
ISBN-10: 0312069278
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

The Hawk Flies on Sunday
1984 - The Hawk Flies on Sunday [Black Sheep Squadron, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780553197464
ISBN-10: 0553197460
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 2

ARMADA
1982 - Armada (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780449143889
ISBN-10: 0449143880
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.
 1

Shearwater
1980 - Shearwater (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780600201847
ISBN-10: 0600201848
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Olympian Strain
1980 - Olympian Strain (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780449143421
ISBN-10: 0449143422
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Kingsleys Empire
1980 - Kingsleys Empire (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780449143247
ISBN-10: 0449143244
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1978 - Rescue of Athena One [Six Million Dollar Man S] (Hardcover)Paperback
1975 - Wine Women and War [Six Million Dollar Man] (Paperback)
Vin Femmes Et Guerre [Six Million dollar Man, No 1] (Paperback)