Book cover of G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century by Beverly Gageby Beverly Gage

“A nuanced portrait in a league with the best of Ron Chernow and David McCullough”—The Wall Street Journal

“Masterful…This book is an enduring, formidable accomplishment, a monument to the power of biography [that] now becomes the definitive work”—
The Washington Post

“Revelatory…an acknowledgment of the complexities that made Hoover who he was, while charging the turbulent currents that eventually swept him aside.”
—The New York Times

“[A] crisply written, prodigiously researched, and frequently astonishing new biography”
The New Yorker

The New York Times “TOP 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2022”

Interview with the Author

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Ep. 97 Beverly Gage, “G-Man”
1/17/23          65 min


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J. Edgar Hoover & The FBI
1/12/23            47 min


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321 | Beverly Gage: How the FBI and Its Politics Shaped the American Century
12/7/22          43 min


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Beverly Gage: The Dark Truth About J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI
1/4/23             97 min


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J. Edgar Hoover’s 50-Year Career of Blackmail, Entrapment, and Taking Down Communist Spies
1/3/23            53 min


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“LBJ thought he could use Hoover as a political tool” A conversation with Bev Gage about J. Edgar Hoover
2/2/23               54 min


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