Search - List of Books by Bernard Lefkowitz
Bernard Lefkowitz, a native of New York City, was an author, sociologist, journalist, and investigative reporter.
Total Books: 9
A reporter and assistant editor at the New York Post, Lefkowitz worked for the Peace Corps before becoming an author. Of Lefkowitz's books, which include The Victims, Break-time: Living Without Work in a Nine-to-Five World, and Tough Change:Growing Up on Your Own in America, his most famous is probably The Glen Ridge Rape and the Secret Life of the Perfect Suburb.
This book dealt with the Glen Ridge Rape of a mentally disabled girl by a group of popular high school students, and the town (Glen Ridge, New Jersey) that rallied around them. Lauded by the New York Times as a notable book of the year, as well as an Edgar Award finalist, Our Guys was made into a television movie starring Ally Sheedy and Eric Stoltz.
Lefkowitz taught journalism at City College, Duke University, and Columbia University.
He died May 21, 2004 of cancer.