I'm the Authors Guild president. I've been a working writer for forty years and an author for about thirty. I began as a journalist, at the New York Times and elsewhere, and then started writing books. My latest is about time travel.
A more factual, third-person sort of bio can be found here.
Awards and Recognition
- Royal Society Winton Prize (2012)
- PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award (2012)
- Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History (2012)