Search - List of Books by Caleb Carr

"Every human being must find his own way to cope with severe loss, and the only job of a true friend is to facilitate whatever method he chooses." -- Caleb Carr
Caleb Carr (born August 2, 1955) is an American novelist and military historian. The son of Lucien Carr, a former UPI editor and a key Beat generation figure, he was born in Manhattan and lived for much of his life on the Lower East Side. He attended Kenyon College and New York University, earning a B.A. in military and diplomatic history. He writes frequently on military and political affairs and was a contributing editor of MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History until 2008.

Carr is author of the novels The Alienist, The Angel of Darkness, Casing the Promised Land, Killing Time, The Italian Secretary, and the nonfiction books The Devil Soldier, a biography of 19-century American mercenary Frederick Townsend Ward, and The Lessons of Terror. Many of his novels are set in the Gilded Age or Victorian times; The Italian Secretary was an authorized Sherlock Holmes mystery.

Carr has written plays and movie screenplays, one of which, Bad Attitudes was made into a TV movie in 1991. He was one of the contributing screenwriters for the film prequel to The Exorcist, released as The Beginning, for which he received a shared story credit. He also received a shared screenplay credit on Prequel to the Exorcist, which received high praise from William Peter Blatty (the author/screenwriter of The Exorcist). In television, he appears on the PBS program American Experience as a guest commentator/narrator, such as on the episode of the NYC subway system, "New York Underground".

Carr taught three semesters of military history at Bard College as a Visiting Professor. He was also a close friend and confidant of historian James Chace, with whom he collaborated on America Invulnerable: The Quest for Absolute Security from 1812 to Star Wars.

He currently resides in upstate New York on a farm estate called "Misery Mountain" in the town of Berlin, New York, in Rensselaer County. Carr ran as a Democrat for the Rensselaer County Legislature in 2005 but came in fourth of four candidates.

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The Italian Secretary A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes
2009 - The Italian Secretary a Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312352042
ISBN-10: 0312352042
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 18

The Italian Secretary
2006 - The Italian Secretary (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312939137
ISBN-10: 0312939132
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 115

The Italian Secretary A Further Adventure Of Sherlock Holmes
2005 - The Italian Secretary a Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780786715480
ISBN-10: 0786715480
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 69

The Italian Secretary A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes
2005 - The Italian Secretary a Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780786716098
ISBN-10: 0786716096
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 8

The Italian Secretary
2005 - The Italian Secretary [Sherlock Holmes] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780739457450
ISBN-10: 0739457454
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 18

Killing Time
2002 - Killing Time (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780446610957
ISBN-10: 044661095X
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 86

The Lessons of Terror A History of Warfare Against Civilians Why It Has Always Failed and Why It Will Fail Again
Killing Time
2000 - Killing Time (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780679463320
ISBN-10: 0679463321
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 56

Killing Time
2000 - Killing Time (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780743505901
ISBN-10: 0743505905
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Killing Time
2000 - Killing Time (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780743505895
ISBN-10: 0743505891
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 16

The Angel of Darkness
1998 - The Angel of Darkness (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345427632
ISBN-10: 0345427637
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 302

The ANGEL OF DARKNESS CASSETTE
1997 - The Angel of Darkness Cassette (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780671577483
ISBN-10: 0671577484
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 7

The Alienist
1997 - The Alienist (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780671581039
ISBN-10: 0671581031
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 4

The Angel of Darkness
1997 - The Angel of Darkness [Laszlo Kreizler and John Schuyler Moore, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780679435327
ISBN-10: 0679435328
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 64

The Alienist
1995 - The Alienist (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780553572995
ISBN-10: 0553572997
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 543

The Alienist
1994 - The Alienist [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9780671887575
ISBN-10: 0671887572
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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