Dave Cullen is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist. Cullen’s best seller Columbine, is a remarkably haunting portrait of the two killers and their victims. Spending 10 years writing and researching the book he was driven by two powerful and difficult questions: Why did they kill? And what happened to the survivors. Columbine is a truly remarkable book, and it’s long list of awards is well deserved. Spending 13 weeks on the New York Times best seller list, it also won The Edgar Award, Goodreads Choice Award, Barnes & Noble’s Discover Award, and The Truth About The Fact’s Literary Nonfiction Book of the Year Award. It was also a finalist for the LA Times Book Award, the ALA’s Alex Award, the Audie Award, the MPIBA Book Award. It was also declared Top Education Book of 2009 by the American School Board Journal, and if you read it you’ll understand why, it’s a book every teacher should read.
Cullen’s next book will be coming from HarperCollins in 2018 and is “The tumultuous story of two gay soldiers, who forge a lifelong friendship before, during and after Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
Dave has written for New York Times, Vanity Fair, Buzzfeed, New Republic, Guradian, Times of Landon, Newsweek, Lapham’s Quarterly, Washington Post, Slate, Salon, Daily Beast, and The Millions. Also appearing frequently as a television analyst, he has been on Today, PBS, Newshour, Nightline, Katie, Anderson Cooper 360, The Rachel Maddow Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS This Morning, Hannity, Morning Edition, and Talk of the Nation.
Here are five books that Dave Cullen recommends: