The Roger Williams Agency,

A Division of New England Publishing Associates, Inc.

Extended Client List

Since 1983 The Roger Williams Agency and New England Publishing Associates has represented hundreds of authors; too many to all list here.  What follows is an extended client list, many with links to their recent books. The hyperlink at the end of the author bio will bring you to our clients’ web sites.

Christine Adamec   is a career freelance writer who has authored and coauthored numerous books, hundreds of magazine, newspaper and Internet articles.   Her published subjects are diverse, ranging from books on adoption to books on numerous medical topics, such as fibromyalgia, kidney disease, alcoholism, diabetes, phobias, amphetamine drugs, and pneumonia. She has also written articles on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and ghostwritten books for physicians on headaches, arthritis, back pain and other subjects. The common denominator is that whether she is writing a self-help book, a reference book, or ghostwriting, Chris is constantly thinking about future readers and what they are most likely to need.  Her goal is to provide readers with important information to help them solve their problems, often issues that can be very distressing to them. Chris is the mother of three adult children and a grandmother to six grandsons. Christine Adamec Online

  • WHEN YOUR ADULT CHILD BREAKS YOUR HEART, (with Joel Young, M.D.), Globe Pequot 2013
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DIABETES Facts On File 2002 & 2010
  • MOMS WITH ADD: A Self Help ManualTaylor, 2000
  • IS ADOPTION FOR YOU John Wiley 1997
  • TAMOXIFEN: New Hope in the Fight Against Breast Cancer, Yale, (co-author), Yale, 1999
  • WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TRIGLYCERIDES: Missing Link in Heart Disease, by Dennis Sprecher (ghostwriter), Harper  2000
  • EVISTA: Doctor Answers All Your Questions about the New FDA Approved Miracle Drug for Women, (coauthor), Avon, 1999
  • JOHNS HOPKINS FAMILY HEALTH BOOK: Essential Home Medical Reference   (contributor), 1999

Greg Annussek Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised in southern New Jersey, Greg Annussek is a freelance writer and the author of several non-fiction books.   He is also an experienced manuscript editor and a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA). Greg Annussek Online

  • HITLER’S RAID TO SAVE MUSSOLINI: The Most Imfamous Commando Operation of WW II, DaCapo, 2005

Michael A Babcock is an Associate Professor of Humanities at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has a Ph.D. in Germanic Philology from the University of Minnesota and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina. He is a recognized authority on the historical and legendary material surrounding the life and death of Attila the Hun and is the author of THE STORIES OF ATTILA THE HUN’S DEATH: Narrative, Myth, and Meaning (The Edwin Mellen Press, 2001). As an associate professor of humanities, he speaks each year at several national and international conferences on topics as diverse as Shakespeare and cognitive science. Michael Babcock Online

  • THE NIGHT ATTILA DIED,  Berkley, 2005

Julie Barlow,   see “Nadeau – Barlow” below.

Deborah Bennett , Ph. D. is currently an associate professor at New Jersey City University and has been teaching mathematics for over twenty years,. Her first solo full-length book was Randomness, published by Harvard University Press in 1998, to rave reviews in both hard and paper, and translated into four languages so far. Booklist said: “Bennett is brilliantly bilingual, well able to put mathematical concepts into clear, expressive English..… compulsively readable.” New Scientist: “Bennett’s text…is like a café conversation between likable cognoscenti…nothing could more provoke and excite the reader.” Kirkus: “Clear and detailed…. with fascinating historical asides.” Deborah Bennett Online

  • LOGIC MADE EASY: How to Know When Language Deceives You, W. W. Norton, 2004

Stephen Bertman , Ph.D. Dr. Bertman received his doctorate in Greek and Latin Literature from Columbia University, and holds additional degrees in Classics from New York University and in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis. He has published extensively in the field of ancient Mediterranean civilization. In addition to articles and chapters on Classical and Near Eastern history and though, his books include Art and the Romans, DOORWAYS THROUGH TIME: The Romance of Archaeology and the Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia. He has also explored the callenges of contemporary civilization in HYPERCULTURE: The Human Cost of Speed andCultural Amnesia: America’s Future and the Crisis of Memory.  As a teacher, writer, educational consultant, and public speaker, Dr. Bertman has dedicated his life to bridging the world of past and present. Stephen Bertman lives with his wife, Elaine, in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Stephan Bertman Online

  • GENESIS OF SCIENCE: The Story of Greek Imagination, Prometheus, 2010
  • FUNNY MUMMY, Sterling 2010
  • CLIMBING OLYMPUS: What We Can Learn from Greek Myth and Wisdom, Sourcebooks, 2003
  • CULTURAL AMNESIA: America’s Future and the Crisis of MemoryGreenwood, 1999
  • HYPERCULTURE: The Cost of Human Speed, Greenwood, 1998

Shira Block MA Psychology and Counseling, is a popular lecturer, author, personal and family coach, counselor, and gifted communicator. Since 1991, she has had a thriving family coaching practice and conducts parenting workshops for high-risk teens and families. Block has taught thousands how to improve family dynamics, effectively communicate, and create healthy compromise. Her client list includes corporate giants such as Merrill Lynch, Travelers, Spalding Sports Worldwide, AAA, Con Edison, and The Hartford Insurance Company, as well as actors, musicians, doctors, flight attendants, socialites, therapists, students, artists, and prison inmates. Shira Block Online

  • WHEN YOUR PARENT MOVES IN: Every Adult Child’s Guide to Living with an Aging Parent (with David Horgan), Adams Media, 2010

John S. Bowman is an historian and free-lance writer. He has edited reference, biographical and sports books. In 1994 he served as an editor of a major CD-ROM: “American Journey: Westward Expansion” that encompassed the editorial coordination of 500 illustrations, 200 original documents and several hundred thousand words.

  • DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH: The Untold History of Baseball (with Joel Zoss), Contemporary, 1989
  • AMERICAN JOURNEY (CD) Westward Expansion, 1994
  • AMERICA AT WAR Series (10 vol.), Facts On File, 1994

Richard Buel , Ph.D. was educated at Amherst College and Harvard University. He has taught history at Wesleyan University for the past forty years. His major publications includeSecuring the Revolution (Cornell, 1972); Dear Liberty (Wesleyan, 1980); with Joy D. Buel, The Way of Duty (Norton, 1984); and In Irons (Yale, 1998). The Way of Duty (45,000 copies, 1984) was selected as a Book of the Month Club dividend and was the book from which the television film “Mary Silliman’s War,” aired on national cable in May 1994, was taken.Richard Buel Online

  • JOEL BARLOW: Citizen of a Revolutionary World, Johns Hopkins, 2011
  • AMERICA ON THE BRINK: How The Political Struggle Over The War of 1812 Almost Destroyed the Young Republic, Palgrave, 2005
  • IN IRONS: Britain’s Naval Supremacy and the American Revolutionary EconomyYale, 1998
  • JOEL BARLOW: A Biography Johns Hopkins University, 2010

Douglas Burgess holds a J.D. with a Concentration in International Public Law from Cornell University. He holds a Masters degree in International Law and currently is studying for an advanced degree the correlation between ancient piracy and modern organized terrorism. Douglas Burgess Online

  • A PIRATE PACT: The Secret Alliances Between History’s Most Notorious Buccaneers and Colonial America, International Marine, 2008
  • TO SEIZE THE TRIENT: The Race of the Superliners 1889-1919, International Marine, 2005

Daniel Burt , Ph.D. After receiving his Ph.D. in English and American Literature at New York University, Daniel has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at NYU, Wesleyan University, and Trinity College for more than twenty years. He served for almost a decade as a dean at Wesleyan University.  Since 2003, he has been the Academic Director for the Irish Academic Enrichment Workshops held annually during the summer in Ireland. A former Director of the NYU in London program, Daniel has led study groups to Russia, Spain, Britain and Ireland. When he is not in Ireland, Daniel lives on Cape Cod. Dan Burt Online

  • NOVEL 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All TimeFacts On File, 2003
  • BIOGRAPHY BOOK: A Reader’s Guide To Nonfiction, Fictional, and Film Biographies of More Than 500 of the Most Fascinating Individuals of all Time, Oryx, 2001
  • WHAT DO I READ NEXT?, A Reader’s Guide to Current Genre Fiction, Gale Research, Annual

Gina Cascone ,  is a humorist, children’s author, screenwriter, and ghostwriter. She is the author of two memoirs, and 26 books for young readers, including teen thrillers, and her bestselling series deadtime stories, written with her sister, Annette. Gina and Annette have written three movies, and the teleplays to the Nickelodeon television series for Deadtime Stories. Gina Cascone Online

  • LIFE AL DENTE: Laughter and Love in an Italian American Family, Atria, 2004
  • PAGAN BABIES and Other Catholic Memories, Atria, 2003

Mary Christensen is an accomplished writer. She was the beauty editor of a national women’s magazine and has written international training manuals, countless product brochures, articles, columns and speeches. Prior to her current position as Director of Sales for Nutrimetics in Canada, she was General Manager for the company in New Zealand, and President of the Direct Selling Association of New Zealand. Mary Christensen Online

  • BE A PARTY PLAN SUPERSTAR: Build a $100,000-a-Year Direct Selling Business from Home, amacom, 2010
  • BE A RECRUITING SUPERSTAR: The Fast Track to Network Marketing Millions, amacom, 2008
  • BE A NETWORK MARKETING SUPERSTAR: The One Book You Need to Make More Money Than You Ever Thought Possible, (with Wayne Christensen) amacom, 2007

Kathryn Cullen-DuPont is a permanent consultant on women’s issues for Grolier’s New Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia. Her poetry has appeared in the New York Quarterly.Kathryn Cullen-DuPont Online

  • WOMAN’S RIGHTS ON TRIAL: 101 Historic Trials From Anne Hutchinson to the Virginia Military Institute Cadets (with Elizabeth Frost-Knappman), Gale, 1997
  • HISTORY OF WOMAN’S SUFFRAGE IN AMERICA (with Elizabeth Frost-Knappman), Facts On File, 1992

Richard L. Currier Educated at Berkeley, Currier taught courses in world ethnography, anthropology, and social behavior at major universities before his career evolved into pioneering work in the design and development of interactive learning technologies. Dr. Currier has now returned to his roots as a social scientist and is writing several books analyzing culture and society from the combined perspectives of his anthropological and technological world views.

  • METAMORPHOSIS: Eight Technologies That Transformed Humanity, Skyhorse, 2014

Barry Day has a M. A. from Balliol College, Oxford. After a 40-year high profile career in international advertising he retired to write full time in 1994 and has published over 20 books in the UK. He is currently an advisor to the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center and a member of the prestigious Players Club, where many of his shows have premiered. His other interests include political communications and was a past political advisor and principal speechwriter for British Prime Ministers Edward Heath and Margaret Thatcher.

  • DOROTHY PARKER: In Her Own Words,  Sterling, 2003
  • SHERLOCK HOLMES: In His Own Words, and in the Words of Those Who Knew Him, Sterling, 2003
  • BEYOND SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Early Years, Stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1883-1906), Sterling, 2003

Rachel Dempsey  B.A. Yale, is currently a student at Yale Law. Rachel’s blogs have been published at Amnesty International, Psychology Today, and the Huffington Post. While working at national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann and Bernstein, Rachel worked on some of the nation’s biggest gender discrimination cases, including Chen-Oster v. Goldman Sachs and Amochaev v. Smith Barney. Rachel Dempsey Online

  • WHAT WORKS FOR WOMEN AT WORK:  How to Overcome the 4 Hurdles of Office Politics  (with Joan C. Williams), NYU, 2013

Dave Dougherty – a businessman, inventor and writer; self-employed since 1984, is a Registered Professional Engineer, and holds advanced degrees from Colorado School of Mines and Case Western Reserve University.  He served in Army Intelligence from 1961 to 1966, and was a Professor of Management, Business and Computer Science.  In the early 1970s he pioneered in client-server networks and was an early developer of relational data base systems. Today he writes columns for various publications on history and current events, and is a frequent speaker on early American and Revolutionary War history. He has contributed to works by Glenn Beck, Arthur Lefkowitz, and Larry Schweikart, was the primary author of A Patriot’s History Reader – Essential Documents for Every American (Sentinel, 2011), and co-author (with Larry Schweikart) on A Patriot’s History of the Modern World, Volume I, 1898 – 1945 (Sentinel, 2012), and A Patriot’s History of the Modern World, Volume II, 1945 – 2012 (Sentinel, 2013).  His area of research specialization is military and intelligence history, particularly American.

Gary Ecelbarger   is nationally recognized as a Civil War expert. He has written four books and a dozen articles about the Civil War, co-authored two other books, crafted numerous Virginia historical markers planted in fields and at roadsides, and was a charter member of an organization that raised $4 million dollars to purchase a Virginia battlefield and convert it into an interpretive park. His bona fides in American history—with a focus on the 1840-1890 period – have been confirmed by the near-unanimous acclaim given his books, the frequent acknowledgment citations by other historical writers who he has aided in their works, and accolades for his performances in symposia, historical meetings and radio interviews.  Gary Ecelbarger Online

  • THE DAY DIXIE DIED: The Battle of Atlanta SMP/Tom Dunne, 2010
  • THE GREAT COMEBACK: How Abraham Lincoln Beat the Odds toWin the 1860 Republican Nomination, SMP/Tom Dunne, 2008

Gillette Edmunds authored a monthly tax newsletter for high-income investors for several years. Working for the editor B. Ray Anderson, he ghosted How to Use Inflation to Beat the IRS (Harper & Row, 1981), which was on the New York Times best-seller list for many weeks.

  • RETIRE ON THE HOUSE,  John Wiley, 2005

Colin Evans is a free-lance journalist specializing in crime, forensics, and justice issues. Colin was also a major contributor to other titles including Great American Trials (Gale Research: 1994 and 2001) Courtroom Drama (1998), Great World Trials (1997) and Sex, Sin & Mayhem: Notorious Trials of the 90s (Visible Ink: 1995). Colin lived in the United States for 15 years before returning to his native Britain in 1998. He currently resides in the United Kingdom. Colin Evans Online

  • VALENTINO AFFAIR : The Jazz Age Murder Scandal that Shocked New York Society and Gripped the World, Globe Pequot, 2014
  • KILLER DOCTORS : The Shocking True Story of Medical Deviants Who Practiced in Murder, Berkley, 2008
  • FATHER OF FORENSICS: Groundbreaking Cases of Sir Bernard Spilsbury and the Beginnings of Modern Crime Scene Science, Berkley, 2006
  • BLOOD ON THE TABLE: The Greatest Cases of NYC’s Office of Chief Medical Examiner, 2008 Berkley
  • MURDER TWO: The Second Casebook of Forensic Detection, John Wiley & Sons, 2004
  • A QUESTION OF EVIDENCE:The Casebook of Great Forensic Controversies, from Napoleon to O.J., John Wiley, 2003
  • GREAT FEUDS IN HISTORY: Ten Struggles that Shaped the World, John Wiley, 2001
  • SUPERLAWYERS: America’s Courtroom Celebrities : 40 Top Lawyers and the Cases That Made Them Famous, Visible Ink, 1998
  • CASEBOOK OF FORENSIC DETECTION: How Science Solved 100 of the World’s Most Baffling Crimes, John Wiley, 1998

Gregory N. Flemming , PhD.

Gregory N. Flemming, Ph.D. is a former journalist who holds a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  His first book reveals the three-year odyssey of a New England fisherman who has been called America’s real-life Robinson Crusoe, his horrific capture by a pirate crew, and his escape and survival on an uninhabited Caribbean island.  Mr. Flemming previously worked as a public opinion pollster in Washington, DC.  He currently lives with his family in the Boston area. Greg Flemming Online

  • AT THE POINT OF THE CUTLASS: The Pirate Capture, Bold Escape, and Lonely Exile of Philip Ashton, University Press of New England, 2014

Humberto Fontova is an avid sportsman. He contributes articles on hunting and fishing to Sierra, Scuba Times, Bowhunter, and numerous other publications. Fontova’s writing style is fast-paced and edgy – equal parts Hunter Thompson and Jon Krakauer. Humberto Fontova Online

  • EXPOSING THE REAL CHE GUEVARA: And the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him, Penguin Sentinel, 2008
  • FIDEL: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant, Regnery, 2005
  • THE HELLPIG HUNT: A Hunting Adventure in the Wild Wetlands at the Mouth of the Mississippi River by Middle-Aged Lunatics Who Refuse to Grow Up, Evans & Co., 2003
  • HELLDIVER’S RODEO,  Evans & Co, 2001

Nancy Frazier , Ph.D. , began her career in journalism as a researcher and reporter at Newsweek magazine. After that, she spent ten years as the founding editor of Hampshire Life, a weekly feature magazine and supplement to Western Massachusetts’s Daily Hampshire Gazette. She is currently a candidate for the Ph.D. in American Studies at the University of Massachusetts. Her articles have been published in scholarly books and journals and in the popular press.  Nancy Frazier Online

  • I, LOBSTER: A Crustacean Odyssey Through Myth, Art and Mind, 2011 University Press of New England

Carmine Gallo is a communications coach for the world’s most admired brands. His client list includes Intel, Chase, The Home Depot, SanDisk, Barclays, Clorox, Gymboree, Cranium, L’Oreal, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Bank of America, Nokia and many others. Carmine is a former Emmy Award-winning anchor, host and business correspondent for CNN, Fox, CNET, and CBS. He is a Vice President and the principal communications coach for clients of Ketchum, a global top-five public relations firm. Carmine also writes a bi-weekly column on the topic of business communications for BusinessWeek Online and hosts a weekly Podcast for the Web site titled Leadership Communications. Gallo gives more than 100 lectures, workshops and seminars a year worldwide.  Carmine Gallo Online

  • THE APPLE EXPERIENCE: The Secrets of Building Insanely Great Customer Experience, McGraw Hill, 2012
  • THE POWER OF FOURSQUARE: The 7 Innovative Ways to Get Your Customers to Check In Wherever They Are, McGraw Hill, 2011
  • INNOVATION SECRETS OF STEVE JOBS: Insanely Different Principles For Breakthrough Success, McGraw-Hill, 2010
  • PRESENTATION SECRETS OF STEVE JOBS: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience, McGraw-Hill, 2009
  • FIRE THEM UP!: 7 Simple Secrets to Inspire Colleagues, Customers, and Clients; Sell Yourself, Your Vision, and Your Values; Communicate with Charisma and Confidence, John Wiley, 2007

Arthur and Elena George Art holds a B.A. (History and Russian) from the University of Colorado and a J.D. from George Washington University. He is a cultural historian and mythologist who writes and lectures on these subjects. His focus initially was on Russia but it then turned to the ancient Near East and Mediterranean. Elena has a degree in philology from St. Petersburg State University, and later taught at the Technological University in St. Petersburg and went on to author screenplays and plays that were made into films and staged plays. In 2003 Art and Elena wrote the definitive history of one of the world’s most mythical cities, St. Petersburg, Russia, and in 2005 it was awarded the prestigious Antsiferov literary prize. Their new book, The Mythology of Eden, focuses on the biblical Adam and Eve story, approaching it from the standpoint of mythological studies. Art George Online

  • THE MYTHOLOGY OF EDEN, Roman & Littlefield/University Press 2014
  • PETERSBURG:  Russia’s Window to the Future, Taylor 2003

Stewart Gordon  is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan and is the author of three books on Asia. He speaks frequently on the Asian world at seminars, academic conferences, and public lectures. He has been an advisor for two History Channel documentaries, one on the Mughal Empire and one on Marco Polo and Kubla Khan.  Stewart Gordon Online


Catherine A. Gorini , Ph. D. is a recognized expert in geometry and an award-winning teacher. She is the editor of Geometry at Work a collection of papers in applied geometry published by the Mathematical Association of America. She is currently Professor of Mathematics and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Maharishi University of Management.  Catherine Gorini Online

  • MASTER MATH: Probability, Cengage Learning, 2010

Blase Harris ,  M.D. is an internationally known author and psychiatrist, providing telephone counseling to clients around the world. Dr. Harris lives on the BIg Island of Hawaii, and runs a secluded retreat on the island known as Antaeus-Ulaleo Dr. Harris practices depth psychotherapy, the true alternative to medication, teaching individuals and couples how to love authentically and grow beyond the bad habits which they may have learned from society or unhealthy patterns growing up. While Dr. Harris is a medical doctor licensed to provide prescription medications for psychiatric disorders, Dr. Harris focuses most of his work on natural healing through personal growth and discovery. When more help is needed, Dr. Harris uses nutrition and other natural methods to help patients overcome most psychiatric issues without prescription medication.  Blase Harris Online

  • HOW TO GET YOUR LOVER BACK: Successful Strategies for Starting Over (& Making It Better Than It Was Before), Dell,1989

Roland Huntford , a Senior Member of Wolfson College, Cambridge, spent several years as the Nordic correspondent for the Observer (UK). He is the author of several books about polar exploration including the enormously successful Scott And Amundsen, which was revised and updated in 1999 as The Last Place on Earth.  Roland Huntford Online

  • LAST PLACE ON EARTH, Random House Modern Libarary, 1999

Brita Immergut, Ed. D., taught mathematics for 30 years in high schools and at LaGuardia Community College, the City University of New York. She is a co-author of two textbooks for adults: Arithmetic and Algebra and An Introduction to Algebra: A workbook for Reading, Writing and Thinking about Mathematics.

  • MASTER MATH: Solving Word Problems, Course Tech PTR, 2008
  • ARITHMETIC AND ALGEBRA AGAIN: Leaving Math Anxiety Behind Forever, McGraw Hill, 2005

Bob Ingle   is the Trenton Bureau Chief for Gannett Newspapers and has a weekly column read by 1.4 million people. Because of his many years in the news business and work in several states, Ingle has media contacts across the country. A marketing major in college, he also has won awards for marketing, advertising and public relations campaigns when he was based in California where the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals investigated credentials and certified him as an expert witness in marketing for purposes of federal court testimony. His work has been included in college-level marketing textbooks.  Bob Ingle Online

  • CHRIS CHRISTIE: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power (with Mike Symons), St. Martin’s Press, 2011
  • SOPRANO STATE: New Jersey’s Culture of Corruption (with Sandy McClure), St. Martin’s Press, 2008

Pete Klimley, Ph.D. is an internationally known marine biologist regarded as the foremost authority in the world on the hammerhead and white shark, is currently, a Senior Fisheries Ecologist at H.T. Harvey & Associates: Ecological Consultants, a Research Associate of the Bodega Marine Laboratory, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of California, Davis. He received his M.S. at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and his Ph.D. at the University of California’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He has published several articles on sharks in Natural History and similar magazines, more than fifty scientific articles, and has appeared in numerous film documentaries worldwide on the subject of sharks.  Pete Klimley Online

  • SECRET LIFE OF SHARKESSimon & Schuster, 2003

Peter Krass ,  has written and edited 11 books and is the editor of a collection of business essays for The Conference Board, the world’s leading business research organization and executive forum.  In addition, he has written for Investor’s Business Daily, profiling past and present business leaders.  As a lecturer, Krass is in high demand from both civic and business organizations. He has spoken at numerous libraries, museums, and historical societies.  A graduate of Lafayette College (BA Economics) and Seton Hall University (MA English Literature), Krass lives with his family in Hanover, New Hampshire. Peter Krass Online

  • IGNORANCE, CONFIDENCE & FILTHY RICH FRIENDS: The Business Adventures of Mark Twain, Chronic Speculator and Entrepreneur
  • PORTRAIT OF WAR: The U.S. Army’s First Combat Artists and the Doughboys’ Experience in WWI
  • BLOOD & WHISKEY: The Life and Times of Jack Daniel
  • CARNEGIE: A Business Life
  • LITTLE BOOK OF BUSINESS WISDOM: Rules of Success from More Than 50 Business Legends
  • BOOK OF LEADERSHIP WISDOM: Classic Writings by Legendary Business Leaders
  • BOOK OF INVESTING WISDOM: Classic Writings by Great Stock-Pickers and Legends of Wall Street
  • BOOK OF MANAGEMENT WISDOM: Classic Writings by Legendary Managers
  • BOOK OF ENTREPRENEURS’ WISDOM: Classic Writings by Legendary Entrepreneurs
  • BOOK OF BUSINESS WISDOM: Classic Writings by the Legends of Commerce and Industry
  • CONFERENCE BOARD CHALLENGE TO BUSINESS: Industry Leaders Speak Their Minds
  • SOJOURNER TRUTH: Antislavery Activist

Georgene Lockwood  author of nine books, has worked as a newspaper reporter and a corporate communications specialist, owned her own advertising and public relations copy writing business, and was a stringer for five years for the Associated Press covering auto racing. She has written about such diverse topics as the comic book industry, Victoriana, video games, computer hardware, miniatures, quilting history, contemporary quilters, gardening, herbs, and bridal crafts and lectured around the country at historical societies, museums, libraries and bridal events on 19th-century American social history.  Georgene Lockwood Online

  • QUAKER STATE’S AUTO RACING USA, Andrews & McMeel, April 1998, (co-author)
  • MOTHER’S MEMORIES, Publications International, 1997
  • YOUR VICTORIAN WEDDING: A Modern Guide for the Romantic Bride, Prentice-Hall, 1992

Richard Lyles, Ph.D. , has more than twenty-three years of management consulting experience in ten countries and lectures frequently at institutions and universities. He is the author of Practical Management Solving and Decision Making (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982).

  • WINNING HABITS: How to Turn A Few Moments A Day Into A Lifetime of Fulfillment, Prentice Hall, 2004
  • RESPONSIBLE MANAGERS GET RESULTS (with Gerald Faust and Will Phillips) amacom, 1997

Sandy McClure has received many awards for excellence in journalism. While working as a statehouse reporter for the Trentonian, in Trenton, New Jersey, McClure exclusively covered every New Jersey governor since Christie Whitman..

  • THE SOPRANO STATE: New Jersey’s Culture of Corruption (with Bob Ingle), St. Martin’s Press, 2008
  • CHRISTIE WHITMAN: A Political Biography for the People, Prometheus, 1993

Buckner F. Melton , Jr. is a historian and law professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is one of a relatively few scholars to hold both a doctorate in history (Duke University) as well as a law degree (UNC). Melton is a specialist in constitutional history, but also has an extensive background in military, naval and diplomatic history. He has been published widely in the nation’s most prestigious law journals. His last book – The First Impeachment: The Constitution’s Framers and the Case of Senator William Blount – was frequently cited during President Clinton’s impeachment and resulted in numerous appearances by Melton on countless television and radio shows, including Jim Lehrer’s “NewsHour”, “Morning Edition”, “All Things Considered”, NBC, CBS and C-SPAN.  Buckner Melton Online

  • SEA COBRA: Admiral Halsey’s Task Force and the Great Pacific Typhoon, Lyons Press, 2004
  • THE QUOTABLE FOUNDING FATHERS: A Treasury of 2,500 Wise and Witty Quotations from the Men and Women Who Created America, Potomac, 2004 
  • A HANGING OFFENSE: The Strange Affair of the Warship Somers Free Press, 2003
  • AARON BURR: Conspiracy to Treason, Wiley, 2001

Anil Minocha , M.D. is a gastroenterologist of international renown. Dr. Minocha is board-certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and geriatrics. He is also a practicing physician who is active in treating patients.  Anil Minocha Online

  • NATURAL STOMACH CARE (with David Carroll), Avery, 2003
  • HOW TO STOP HEARTBURN: Simple Ways to Heal Heartburn and Acid Reflux (with Christine Adamec), John Wiley, 2003

Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow . Nadeau is a French-Canadian journalist and author, who has been explaining French language and Quebec culture to English-speaking readers for the last 12 years. Julie Barlow is an English speaker who grew up in Ontario, moved to Quebec, learned French and now writes in English and French for Canadian and American magazines. Their bylines have appeared in Canada’s most influential news and business magazines including Saturday Night, L’actualité and Report on Business Magazine. Jean Benoît has won numerous journalism awards. Julie has written feature articles on topics ranging from business and public affairs to literature, culture, technology and agriculture. Julie is also a recipient of a Fulbright Grant to study the history of the Spanish language in North America.  Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow Online

  • STORY OF SPANISH, St. Martin’s Press, 2013
  • STORY OF FRENCH, St. Martin’s Press, 2006

James Nardi , Ph.D. is a renown research entomologist at the University of Illinois (Urbana) as well as an acclaimed natural history illustrator whose drawings have appeared in a many books. He earned his B.S. at Purdue (1970) and his Ph.D. at Harvard (1975). Jim has published scores of articles on entomology in professional journals and two previous books:Close Encounters with Insects and Spiders (1988) and Once Upon a Tree: Life from Treetop to Root Tips (1993).  James Nardi Online

  • LIFE IN THE SOIL: A Guide for Naturalists and Gardeners, University of Chicago Press, 2007

James Nardi , Ph.D. is a renown research entomologist at the University of Illinois (Urbana) as well as an acclaimed natural history illustrator whose drawings have appeared in a many books. He earned his B.S. at Purdue (1970) and his Ph.D. at Harvard (1975). Jim has published scores of articles on entomology in professional journals and two previous books:Close Encounters with Insects and Spiders (1988) and Once Upon a Tree: Life from Treetop to Root Tips (1993).  James Nardi Online

  • LIFE IN THE SOIL: A Guide for Naturalists and Gardeners, University of Chicago Press, 2007

Joel Richard Paul   studied at Amherst College, the London School of Economics, Harvard Law School, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He teaches international economic law, foreign relations, and constitutional law at the University of California Hastings Law School, where he is also the Associate Dean.   He previously taught at the University of Connecticut, Yale University, Leiden University in the Netherlands, and the American University in Washington. He also practiced law with an international firm.   Paul writes about international trade, globalization, regulatory competition, private international law, and the president’s foreign relations powers. He is currently writing a history of U.S. foreign relations and international law.  Joel Richard Paul Online

  • EXTRAVAGENT PRETENSE: How John Marshall Invented American Diplomacy, Penguin/Riverhead, 2014
  • UNLIKELY ALLIES: How a Merchant, a Playwright, and a Spy Saved the American Revolution, Penguin/Riverhead, 2009

Benton Patterson is a former magazine writer and editor (The Saturday Evening Post and The New York Times Magazine) and the author of two journalism textbooks.  Benton Patterson Online

  • WITH THE HEART OF A KING: Elizabeth & Philip of Spain, St. Martin’s Press, 2007
  • GENERALS: Andrew Jackson, Sir Edward Pakenham, And The Road To The Battle Of New Orleans 2005 New York University Press
  • WASHINGTON AND CORNWALLIS: The Battle for America 1775 – 1783, Sterling, 2004
  • HAROLD AND WILLIAM: The Battle for England 1064 – 1066, Sterling, 2001

Arthur Plotnik has written several books including Elements of Editing (Macmillan, 1982), which has now sold approximately 225,000 copies after 16 printings and is viewed by the cognoscenti as a classic. He has worked as a reporter, novelist, journalism instructor and, at the American Library Association, as magazine editor and book publisher.  Art Plotnik Online

    BETTER THAN GREAT! A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives, Cleis/Viva, 2011
  • SPUNK & BITE: A Writer’s Guide to Punchier, More Engaging Language & Style, Random House, 2005
  • URBAN TREE BOOK: An Uncommon Field Guide for City and Town, Three Rivers Press, 2000

Ronald E. Powaski , Ph.D. is a professor of history at Cleveland State University. He has published eight books: March to Armageddon, The United States and the Nuclear Arms Race, 1939-1987 (Oxford University Press, 1987), Thomas Merton on Nuclear Weapons (Loyola University Press, 1988), Toward an Entangling Alliance: American Isolationism, Internationalism, and Europe, 1901-1950 (Greenwood Press, 1991), The United States and European Security (Greenwood Press, 1994), The Cold War: The United States and the Soviet Union, 1917-1991 (Oxford University Press), and Return to Armageddon: The United States and the Nuclear Arms Race, 1981-1999 (Oxford University Press, 1999). Ronald Powaski Online

  • LIGHTNING WAR: Blitzkrieg in the West 1940John Wiley, 1993

Simon Read  is a former award-winning newspaper reporter who has published four works of history and true crime with major publishers in the United States and Great Britain. Read has written articles for the San Francisco Chronicle Review of Books and Publisher’s Weekly, been featured on Court TV’s “The Investigators,” and has been interviewed on radio shows in major U.S. markets. Read graduated from California State University, Northridge, in May 1997 with a B.A. in journalism. Read is a contributor to In Cold Blog, a daily blog maintained by a number of bestselling authors in the true-crime genre. Simon Read Online

  • HUMAN GAME: The True Story of the ‘Great Escape’ Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen, Berkley, 2012, Constable (UK), 2013
  • WAR OF WORDS: A True Tale of Newsprint and Murder , Sterling, 2009
  • KILLING SPIES: RAF Bomber Command, Spellmont (UK), 2009
  • IN THE DARK: The True Story of the Blackout Ripper, Berkley, 2007
  • ON THE HOUSE: The Bizarre Killing of Michael Malloy, Berkley, 2005

Tom Reichert, Ph. D. is an advertising professor at the University of Georgia He received his doctorate and master’s degree in communication and marketing from the University of Arizona and his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri at Columbia. Dr. Reichert has studied the prevalence of sex in advertising and its effect on persuasion. His research has been mentioned in Brill’s Content and Agency magazine, and he’s published commentary in USA Today magazine

  • The Erotic History of AdvertisingPrometheus, 2003

Edward R. Ricciuti has written more than 70 books and thousands of periodical articles for adults and young people. His book publishers include Doubleday, Avon, Harper & Row, Scholastic and St. Martin’s. Ricciuti’s most recent adult books are revisions of Killer Animals and Killers of the Seas, published by the Lyons Press. Among Ricciuti’s writing specialties are natural history, investigative reporting on conservation and the environment, wildlife management, wildlife law enforcement, outdoor health and safety and problems facing imperiled species and environments. Periodical credits for Ricciuti include Audubon, Arts & Entertainment Magazine & Program Guide, National Wildlife, Zillions, Fly Rod & Reel, Wildlife Conservation,Field & Stream and USA Today. Ed Ricciuti Online

BEARS IN THE BACKYARD and Other Neighborhood Tales, Norton/Countryman, 2014

 Morton Satin was trained in Canada as a molecular biologist and has produced numerous publications and articles on food and agricultural technology including The Washington Postand The Montreal Gazzette.

  • COFFEE TALK: The Stimulating Story of the World’s Most Popular Brew, Prometheus, 2011
  • FOOD ALERT! A Guide to Foodbourne Diseases and Their PreventionFacts On File, 2010

Larry Schweikart , Ph. D. is the author of numerous articles on history, banking, defense and National Security. He has published over 15 books including American History: A Traditional Interpretation (with Michael Allen) forthcoming and The Entrepreneurial Adventure: A History of American Enterprise 1999 Harcourt Brace. Schweikart teaches at the University of Dayton.  Larry Schweikart Online

  • PATRIOT’S HISTORY OF THE MODERN WORLD, Vol II: From the Cold War to the Age of Entitlement 1945-2012 (with Dave Dougherty), Penguin/Sentinel 2013
  • PATRIOT’S HISTORY OF THE MODERN WORLD: From America’s Exceptional Ascent to the Atomic Bomb 1898-1945, (with Dave Dougherty), Penguin/Sentinel 2012
  • WHAT WOULD THE FOUNDERS SAY? Penguin/Sentinel 2011
  • SEVEN EVENTS THAT MADE AMERICA AMERICA: And Proved That the Founding Fathers Were Right All Along, Penguin/Sentinel 2010
  • AMERICAN ENTRPRENEUR: The Fascinating Stories of the People Who Defined Business in the United States, amacom, 2009
  • 48 LIBERAL LIES ABOUT AMERICAN HISTORY: That You Probably Learn in School, Penguin/Sentinel, 2008
  • PATRIOT’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES: From Columbus’s Great Discovery to the War on Terror, (with Mike Allen), Penguin/Sentinel 2004 , (Winner of the Lysander Spooner Award for Advancing the Literature of Liberty)

Diane Stafford   is a respected health writer who has won awards for her work. She has been a key figure in a number of magazines, including Houston Home & Garden Magazineand Dallas Home & Garden (editor-in-chief), Houston Health & Fitness and Dallas Health & Fitness (founder/editor-in-chief), Latin Music Magazine (senior editor), Philanthropy in Texas (editor), and Texas Woman Magazine (founder/editor-in-chief).  Diane Stafford Online

  • 50,001 BEST BABY NAMES Sourceboks, 2005
  • 1,001 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR RESUME IRRESISTIBLE, Sourcebooks, 2004 (with Moritza Day)
  • 40,001 BEST BABY NAMES, Sourcebooks, 2003
  • MIGRAINES FOR DUMMIES (with Jennifer Shoquist), Wiley, 2003
  • POTTY TRAINING FOR DUMMIES (with Jennifer Shoquist), Hungry Minds, 2003
  • NO MORE PANIC ATTACKS (with Jennifer Shoquist), Career 2002
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (with Jennifer Shoquist), Facts on File, 2003

Suzanne Staubach has been a potter for nearly 30 years. She is a member American Craft Council, Clay Arts East, Centered, and the American Ceramic Society. She has been published in Ceramics Monthly, and has written on pottery for Garden Way and Mother Earth News as well as articles and essays on various subjects for magazines such as Fine Gardening, Old Farmer’s Almanac, Bookselling This Week, and Parents. Suzy Staubach Online

  • CLAY:  The History and Evolution of Humankind’s Relationship with Earth’s Most Primal Element, University Press of New England, 2013
  • GUY WOLFF: Master Potter in the Garden, University Press of New England, 2013

Dr. George Szpiro , Ph.D. is a mathematician and journalist who has published dozens of professional articles in journals of physics, mathematics and economics. He has been a journalist for over 13 years and is currently the Israel correspondent for the Swiss daily newspaper Neue Zurcher Zeitung, covering Israeli politics and all other aspects of daily life.  George Szpiro Online

  • PRICING THE FUTURE: Finance, Physics, and the 300-year Journey to the Black-Scholes Equation, Basic, 2011
  • MATHEMATICAL MEDLEY American Mathematical Society, 2010
  • NUMBERS RULE: The Vexing Mathematics of Democracy from Plato to the Present, Princeton University Press, 2010
  • POINCARE’S PRIZE: The Hundred-Year Quest to Solve One of Math’s Greatest Puzzles, Dutton, 2007
  • SECRET LIFE OF NUMBERS: 50 Easy Pieces on How Mathematicians Work and Think, Joseph Henry, 2006
  • KEPLER’S CONJECTURE: How Some of the Greatest Minds in History Helped Solve One of the Oldest Math Problems in the World, John Wiley & Sons, 2003

Robert Thompson , M. D. graduated from the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle in 1971an is now a cardiologist and faculty member of the University of Washington. Dr. Thompson conducted clinical research and published several articles on cardiovascular topics in peer review journals. He has continued to write and publish articles on medical topics in newspapers and magazines.  Rob Thompson Online

  • SUGAR BLOCKERS DIET, Rodale, 2013
  • GLYCEMIC LOAD DIABETES SOLUTION: Six Steps to Optimal Control of Your Adult-Onset (Type 2) Diabetes,(with Dana Carpenter) McGraw-Hill , 2011
  • GLYCEMIC LOAD DIET COOKBOOK (with Dana Carpenter), McGraw-Hill, 2008
  • GLYCEMIC LOAD DIET: A Powerful New Program for Losing Weight and Reversing Insulin Resistance, McGraw-Hill, 2006
  • NEW LOW CARB WAY OF LIFE (with Diane Stafford), Evans & Co., 2004

Michael Tougias (pronounced “Toe-gis”) is the author and co-author of 14 books. These include a novel, several travelogues, nature guidebooks, a history book, and three books about river journeys. Tougias syndicates his outdoor column to a dozen regional newspapers and journals. He is also a frequent contributor to the Boston Globe and contributes regularly to magazines such as Outdoor Life, New England Game and Fish, Fine Gardening, Yankee Travel. Mike Tougias Online

  • OVERBOARD: A Bluewater Odyssey of Disaster & Survival, Scribner, 2010
  • FINEST HOURS (with Casey Sherman), Scribner, 2009
  • TEN HOURS ‘TILL DAWN: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do, St. Martin’s Press, 2005

Harlow Unger , a journalist and broadcaster, received his B.A. from Yale University and M. A. from California State University. He has worked for the New York Herald Tribuneand was a foreign correspondent for The Times and Sunday Times, both in London. He lives in New York City. Harlow Unger Online

  • IMPROBABLE PATRIOT: Secret History of de Beaumarchais, the French Playwright Who Saved the American Revolution, DaCapo, 2012
  • AMERICAN TEMPEST The Boston Tea Party, DaCapo, 2011
  • PASSION FOR LIBERTY: The Life of Patrick Henry, DaCapo 2010
  • LAST FOUNDING FATHER: James Monroe and the Completion of the American Dream, DaCapo 2009
  • FRENCH WAR AGAINST AMERICAN: How a Trusted Ally Betrayed Washington and the Founding Fathers, Wiley, 2005
  • LAFAYETTE: America’s French Knight, Wiley, 2002
  • JOHN HANCOCK, John Wiley, 2000
  • NOAH WEBSTER: The Life and Times of an American Patriot, Wiley 1998
  • LEARNING DISABILITIES TRAP, Contemporary, 1997

Henrik Vejlgaard , M.A., M.Sc., is a pioneer in lifestyle and trend sociology. With his background in both social science and communication he has been a lecturer on lifestyle and trend sociology at the University of Copenhagen and the University of Arhus School of Business, both in Denmark.Anatomy of a Trend, published by McGraw-Hill, and ranslated into six languages. The author has also written three books that have been published in his native Denmark. Henrik Vejlgaard Online

  • THE LIFESTYLE PUZZLE, Prometheus, 2010
  • THE ANATOMY OF A TREND, McGraw-Hill, 2007

Marlene Wagman-Geller received her B.A. from York University and her teaching credentials from the University of Toronto and San Diego State University. Currently she teaches high school English in National City, California. Reviews from her books have appeared in the New York Times and the Associated Press article was picked up in dozens of newspapers such as the Denver Post, the Huffington Post, and the San Diego Tribune.

  • BEHIND EVERY GREAT MAN: Wives in the Shadows of History’s Alpha Males’
  •  AND THE REST IS HISTORY: The Famous (and Infamous) First Meetings of the World’s Most Passionate Couples  Perigee 2011
  • EUREKA! The Surprising Stories Behind the Ideas that Shaped the World  Perigee 2010
  •  ONCE AGAIN TO ZELDA: The Stories Behind Literature’s Most Intriguing Dedications   Perigee 2008

Gilbert Waldbauer , Ph.D. graduated summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts with a B.S. in entomology and biological field studies and earned his Ph.D. in entomology at the University of Illinois. In 1958, he joined the faculty of the entomology department where he taught until he retired as a full professor in 1995. He is now a professor emeritus. He has published 118 scientific articles on various subjects as well as eight popular books on insects. Gil Waldbauer Online

  • HOW NOT TO BE EATEN: Camouflage, Stinging and Mimicry, University of California Press, 2011
  • FIREFLIES, HONEY AND SILK, University of California Press, 2009
  • INSIGHTS ON INCECTS: What Bad Bugs Can Teach Us, Prometheus , 2005
  • A WALK AROUND THE POND: Insects In and Over the Water. Harvard, 2006

William Weir has published numerous books on military history, and has written some two dozen articles for publications such as Military History and Military Engineer. He knows the subject first-hand, having served as a combat correspondent during the Korean War. William Weir Online

  •  HISTORY’S GREATEST LIES: Startling Truths Behind World Events Our History Books Got Wrong, Rockport/Quayside, 2009
  •  WRITTEN WITH LEAD: America’s Most Famous and Notorious Gunfights from the Revolutionary War to Today, Sterling, 2003

Colin Wells   is an independent scholar and freelance writer specializing in the Mediterranean world and the Middle East. He holds a B.A. in English and History from U.C.L.A. and an M.A. from Oxford University, where he studied Greek and Latin classics. For more than a decade he has written educational reference material on subjects ranging from history and literature to science. He is currently working on a book about the legacy of the Byzantine Empire, for which he has conducted extensive research into Arabic cultural and political history. He has published articles on the cultures and peoples of a number of Middle Eastern countries, including Iraq, Iran, Israel, and Saudi Arabia. Colin Wells Online

  • SAILING FROM BYZANTIUM, Bantam Dell, 2005

Joseph Wheelan is an accomplished researcher and award-winning writer as well as longtime editor and reporter for the AP. During 15 years as news editor for AP in Denver and Raleigh, he directed numerous team and investigative reporting projects while supervising daily news coverage. He combined his love of history with his professional responsibilities to write the AP’s lead stories about the Korean War and its veterans on the war’s 50th anniversary. Educated at the University of Wyoming and the University of Colorado, Wheelan holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and English and completed a year’s graduate work in creative writing. Joe Wheelan Online

  • TERRIBLE SWIFT SWORD: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan, DaCapo, 2012
  • LIBBY PRISON BREAKOUT: Daring Escape from the Notorious Civil War Prison, Public Affairs, 2010
  • MR. ADAMS’S LAST CRUSADE: John Quincy Adams’s Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress, Public Affairs, 2008
  • JEFFERSON’S VENDETTA: The Pursuit of Aaron Burr and the JudiciaryCarroll & Graf, 2008
  • JEFFERSON’S WAR: America’s First War on Terror 1801-1805Carroll & Graf, 2003

Joan C.  Williams   B.A. J.D. Joan graduated from Yale, Harvard,  and MIT. She is Distinguished Professor and 1066 Foundation Chair at University of California, Hastings College of the Law.  Williams is one of the nation’s most-cited experts on women and work. She is the author, or co-author, of six books and over seventy articles.  She is Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law, which runs the Leadership Academy for Women, an executive education program designed for women lawyers.    Her first book,  UNBENDING GENDER: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About it (1999), received the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights.  Her most recent book, RESHAPING THE WORK-FAMILY DEBATE: Why Men and Class Matter (2010), has sparked debate throughout the country. Joan Williams Online

  • WHAT WORKS FOR WOMEN AT WORK: How to Overcome the 4 Hurdles of Office Politics (with Rachel Dempsey), NYU, 2013
  • RESHAPING THE WORK-FAMILY DEBATE: Why Men and Class Matter, Harvard, 2010
  • UNBENDING GENDER: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About it, Oxford, 1999

Tom Wither   served his country for more than 25 years as a member of the United States Air Force, both on active duty and as a civilian.  He’s spent his entire career as a member of the Air Force’s Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency and its predecessor organizations, the Air Intelligence Agency, the Air Force Intelligence Command, and the Electronic Security Command. Tom turns his considerable experience into heart-pounding fiction, packed with character, excitement, and chilling realism.  Tom Wither Online

  • THE INHERITOR, Turner Publishing, 2014
  • AUTUMN FIRE, Turner Publishing, 2014

Robert E. Wright is a business, economic, financial, and monetary historian who recently became the inaugural Rudy and Marilyn Nef Family Chair of Political Economy at Augustana College He is also a research economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research, an editor of Pickering & Chatto of London’s financial history and perspectives in economic and social history series, and a guest curator for the newly revamped Museum of American Finance. He published opinion editorials in the Los Angeles Times, Reason, McKinsey Quarterly, Dismal Scientist, and other publications and websites. Wright frequently collaborates with other leading scholars.  Bob Wright Online

  • CORPORATION NATION: The Rise and Demise of Corporate Governance and the American Economic Juggernaut, UPenn Press, 2014
  • MONEY AND BANKING, Flat World Knowledge, 2012.
  • WALL STREET JOURNAL GUIDE TO THE 50 ECONOMIC INDICATORS THAT REALLY MATTER: From Big Macs to “Zombie Banks,” the Indicators Smart Investors Watch to Beat the Market, (with Simon Constable) HarperCollins, 2011
  • BAILOUTS: Public Money, Private Profit Privatization of Risk Series, Social Science Research Council, Columbia U Press, 2010
  • HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE COMMON WEAL: Protecting Economic Growth and Political Stability with Professional Partnerships, Hyderabad, India: ICFAI, 2010
  • FUBARNOMICS: A Lightedhearted, Serious Look at America’s Economic Ills  Prometheus, 2010
    ONE NATION UNDER DEBT: Hamilton, Jefferson, and the History of What We Owe, McGraw-Hill, 2008
  • KNOWLEDGE FOR GENERATIONS: Wiley and the Global Publishing Industry, 1807-2007, (with Timothy Jacobson and George Smith), Wiley, 2008
  • BROKEN BUILDINGS, BUSTED BUDGETS: How to Fix America’s Trillion-Dollar Construction Industry, (with Barry LePatner and Timothy Jacobson), UChicago Press, 2007
  • FINANCIAL FOUNDING FATHERS: The Men Who Made America Rich (with David J. Cowen), UChicago Press, 2006
  • First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance, University of Chicago Press, 2005
  • MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL: The Guardian and Life Insurance in America, (with George David Smith), NYU Press 2004
  • WEALTH OF NATIONS REDISCOVERED: Integration and Expansion in American Financial Markets, 1780-1850, Cambridge, 2002
  • HAMILTON UNBOUND: Finance and the Creation of the American Republic, Praeger, 2002
  • ORIGINS OF COMMERCIAL BANKING IN AMERICA, 1750-1800, Rowman and Littlefield, 2001

Joel L. Young, M.D. is the medical director of the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and he is additionally qualified in forensic (criminal) psychiatry. Dr. Young is a psychiatrist who is a frequent and popular guest lecturer on psychiatric disorders, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adult, bipolar disorder and many other serious psychiatric problems. He has also been a principal investigator for several major antidepressant and ADHD medication trials. Joel Young Online

  • WHEN YOUR ADULT CHILD BREAKS YOUR HEART, (with Chris Adamec), Globe Pequot 2013

Marc Zimmer has written more than fifty scientific papers; most of them about Green fluorescent pigment (GFP). He is the C.A. Johnson Distinguished Teaching Professor at Connecticut College, where he has taught chemistry for the last 17 years. Marc has given GFP talks to high school and university audiences on three continents. He received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, completed a post-doctoral year at Yale, and has held visiting appointments at the University of Heidelberg and Cape Town University. Marc Zimmer Online

  • GLOWING GENES: A Revolution In Biotechnology,  Prometheus, 2005

Doris Zimmerman is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians and the American Institute of Parliamentarians, and founder and president of Parliamentary Consultants, Inc.

  • ROBERT’S RULES IN PLAIN ENGLISH, HarperCollins, 1997 & 2004