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Featured Work

Operation Dark Heart

A memoir of what really happened - and what went wrong - in the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. An NYT and #2 Amazon bestseller, Operation Dark Heart opens up the secretive world of Special Operations and clandestine intelligence collection.

(St. Martin's Press, 2010)


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American Reboot

Told through a propulsive narrative, American Reboot is a political playbook for how to get the gears of democracy unstuck, overhaul the Republican Party, and address the biggest domestic and international challenges.

(Simon & Schuster, 2022)



An accessible, reassuring guide to helping an overweight child lose pounds and regain their health, written by a medical doctor who specializes in the science of obesity.

(Medical Weight Loss of Central New York, 2013)


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The Four-Thirds Solution

A roadmap for solving the child-care crisis, written by an internationally recognized psychiatrist who conducted groundbreaking research into the emotional and intellectual development of children and adolescents.

(Da Capo Press, 2002)


Ronald Reagan in Private

A memoir by one of President Ronald Reagan’s closest aides that reveals new details about Reagan’s life, relationships, and presidency.

(Sentinel, 2004)


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Playground Politics

A guidebook for parents and child-development experts to the exciting and dramatic stages of emotional development by grade-school children, written by a renowned psychiatrist who redefined the understanding of child development.

(Addison-Wesley, 1993)


The Challenging Child

A supportive guide for parents on how they can fit their parenting style to their child’s unique personality and help them embrace life with confidence and skills.

(Da Capo Press, 1996)


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