Books by John Berendt and Complete Book Reviews

Edited by Don George and Samantha Forge. Lonely Planet, $15.99 trade paper (318p) ISBN 978-1-74360-360-4
From Cold War Yugoslavia to modern-day Yemen, Lonely Planet’s latest collection of nonfiction travel stories doesn’t leave a stone or continent unturned. Readers will relish Simon Winchester’s boyhood tale of a near-death experience in the Arctic...
John Berendt, Author . Penguin Press $25.95 (414p) ISBN 978-1-59420-058-8
It's taken Berendt 10 years follow up his long-running bestseller, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. In lieu of Savannah, he offers us Venice, another port city full of eccentric citizens and with a long, colorful history. Like the first
John Berendt. Viking, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-670-01290-9
From Savannah to Venice to... the balcony? In a major departure from his bestselling adult nonfiction, Berendt (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil) delivers a warm photo-essay about a pair of blue jays that make their home on his apartment...
John Berendt, Author Random House Inc $26 (400p) ISBN 978-0-679-42922-7
After discovering in the early 1980s that a super-saver fare to Savannah, Ga., cost the same as an entree in a nouvelle Manhattan restaurant, Esquire columnist Berendt spent the next eight years flitting between Savannah and New York City. The...
John Berendt, Author, John Berendt, Read by , read by the author. Random House Audio $29.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-7393-1147-9
Berendt reads his own nonfiction exploration of the seamy side of Venice with an insider's hushed tones, chronicling the life and times of the city's movers and shakers like a naughty child sharing an overheard secret. Following up his...
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