Greg Mitchell

Greg Mitchell’s books include The Beginning or the End: How Hollywood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (The New Press) as well as The Tunnels; The Campaign of the Century, winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize and finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady, a New York Times Notable Book; So Wrong for So Long; and, with Robert Jay Lifton, Hiroshima in America and Who Owns Death? He lives in the New York City area.

News and Reviews

Author Event

Watch a wide-ranging conversation with author Greg Mitchell and filmmaker Rod Lurie about The Beginning or the End, WWII, the 75th anniversary of the atomic bomb, and more.

Vanity Fair

Greg Mitchell’s The Beginning or the End was selected as aa staff pick for Vanity Fair’s “21 Best Books of 2020”

Book Excerpt

Read an excerpt from Greg Mitchell's The Beginning or the end, the shocking behind-the-scenes story of how the White House and Pentagon scuttled Hollywood's first a-bomb epic.

Publishers Weekly

Read a review of The Beginning or the End in Publishers Weekly.

Books by Greg Mitchell

The Beginning or the End
How Hollywood—and America—Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Greg Mitchell