Dennis Drabelle

Dennis Drabelle came to The Post in 1984, after working as a government lawyer, mostly for the Interior Department, where his subject areas were national parks and endangered wildlife. A native of St. Louis, he is a graduate of St. Louis University and the University of Pennsylvania. His books include “Mile-High Fever,” a history of the Comstock Lode silver rush and the forthcoming “Taming the Octopus: How Two Great American Writers Took on a Notorious Monopoly.”

Latest by Dennis Drabelle

‘Wide Awake in Slumberland,’ by Katherine Roeder

‘Wide Awake in Slumberland,’ by Katherine Roeder

‘Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor McCay’

Period of political transformation

Period of political transformation

Michael Wolraich tracks the massive turnaround in partisan political fortunes in the early 20th century.

The best films of all time? Too longtime critics weigh in.

The best films of all time? Too longtime critics weigh in.

In new books, David Thomson and Kenneth Turan rate Hollywood’s offerings, new and old.

Three-volume encyclopedia of social media and politics

Three-volume encyclopedia of social media and politics

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND POLITICS Edited by Kerric Harvey