Dark Genius


Renehan’s engaging descriptions of Gould’s exploits make the reader realize how much the markets have cleaned up in our age – and, alas, how much less fun they are to write (or read) about now.” Joe Nocera, The New York Times


The Life of Charles Stewart Mott (University of Michigan Press, 2019), reviewed in The Wall Street Journal.

Desperate Voyage: Donald Crowhurst, The London Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, and the Tragedy of Teignmouth Electron (New Street, 2016), reviewed in WindCheck Magazine.

Dark Genius of Wall Street (Basic Books, 2005), reviewed in Publishers Weekly.

The Kennedys at War (Doubleday, 2002), reviewed in Publishers Weekly.

The Lion’s Pride (Oxford University Press, 1998), reviewed in The New York Times.

The Secret Six (Crown, 1995), reviewed in Publishers Weekly.

John Burroughs: An American Naturalist (Chelsea Green, 1992), reviewed in The New York Times