Books written by Ben Yagoda

The B-Side

Riverhead Books (Hardcover) | January 22, 2015 | 304 pages
An acclaimed cultural historian—drawing on previously untapped archival sources and a vast array of interviews with such voices as Randy Newman, Jimmy Webb, Linda Ronstadt and Herb Alpert—presents a fascinating social history of the Great American Songwriting Era.  More Info

The Art of Fact

Simon and Schuster | August 3, 1998 | 560 pages
Historical and international in scope, a unique anthology traces the course of literary journalism and nonfiction prose from its origins in the eighteenth century to today, from Daniel Defoe to Joseph Mitchell to Richard Ben Cramer. 15,000 first printing.  More Info