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.
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.
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.