from the reviews of
DRUNKS: An American history

 

Drunks "offers captivating stories in a well-researched, in-depth manner."

– Publisher's Weekly

"A worthy treatment of recovery movements in American history, unsung heroes and all."

– Kirkus Reviews

 

FROM THE PALMER RAIDS TO THE PATRIOT ACT

 
Finan, a historian and free speech advocate, has written a book with enormous relevance for post-9/11 America. As the president of the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression and chair of the National Coalition Against Censorship, he describes the battles against government censorship from his professional perch as a historian and advocate for civil liberties.
— Gene Roman, American Magazine
 

Alfred E. Smith: The Happy Warrior

 
Alfred E. Smith was one of the most engaging of 20th century political figures, and Christopher M. Finan does him proud in this well-researched biography.
— The New York Times