Stuart A. P. Murray is the author of thirty-four books, including the award-winning Americaï¿½s Song: The Story of ï¿½Yankee Doodle,ï¿½ and books on the American Revolution, the Civil War and the Vietnam War. He lives in Petersburgh, NY.
Donald G. Davies, JR., editor of Libraries & Culture , is the author of several books and serves as emeritus professor at the University of Texas, School of Information. Previously, Dr. Davis worked in the University of California, Berkeley Library.
Nicholas A. Basbanes has worked as an award-winning investigative reporter, a literary editor, and a nationally syndicated columnist. The author of five books, he also writes a regular column for Fine Books & Collections magazine and lectures widely on book-related issues. He and his wife, Constance, live in Massachusetts.