Author of The Book of Fate and Heroes For My Son
Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Fate, and well as the bestsellers The Tenth Justice, Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Zero Game, and The Book of Lies. His first non-fiction book, Heroes For My Son—a collection of heroes throughout history, from Jim Henson, to Rosa Parks, to Thomas Jefferson—debuted at #2 on the New York Times inspirational bestseller list. His latest book, Heroes For My Daughter, chronicles the lives of fifty-five remarkable people from Rosa Parks to Eleanor Roosevelt to Amelia Earhart.
Thanks to his recent nonfiction hit, Heroes For My Son, the story Melzter tells onstage is filled with the inspirational tales of the Wright Brothers, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Jim Henson, Mr. Rogers and more. It is a story that has been told to corporate leaders, industry heads, U.S. Senators, Supreme Court Justices, and even recurring invitations from a former U.S. President. Brad is always entertaining, but in this book he wrote for his son, he is simply one of the most inspiring speakers you'll hear.
Meltzer has appeared on NBC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, Court TV, and the top TV shows in the country, including The Today Show, The O'Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, The Early Show, Fox & Friends, Cavuto on Business, Lou Dobbs Tonight and dozens more. He's been featured everywhere including Vanity Fair, USA Today, People Magazine, TIME, Entertainment Weekly, New York Times, Washington Post, and nearly every major newspaper in America.
How To Be A Hero
On the night Brad Meltzer's first son was born, he began collecting heroes for his boy. And for nearly a decade, Meltzer studied these heroes throughout history. From Thomas Jefferson (who had the humility to never publicly take credit for writing the Declaration of Independence) to the Wright Brothers (who brought extra materials to every test flight, anticipating their own failure) to George Washington to Rosa Parks to Mr. Rogers, Meltzer reminds us that their stories are not about fame-- they're about what we are all capable of on our very best days. See why Meltzer's book on heroes-- from Jackie Robinson, to Abraham Lincoln, to Eleanor Roosevelt-- shot up the inspirational bestseller list.
What Do You Want In Your Obituary?
When the Wall Street Journal told Brad that one of his charitable acts would be in his obituary, it sent Brad on a quest to find out what else might be there. Hear the funny, inspiring, and always entertaining story that led to the creation of Brad's book, Heroes For My Son-- a book he began writing on the day his son was born eight years ago.
Don't Let Anyone Tell You 'No'
Brad's family moved from Brooklyn to Miami with only $1,200 to their name. A decade later, he got 24 rejection letters for his first novel. A year after that, he started his climb to the #1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List and his own television show. The adventure between is a classic tale with a truly incredible ending.
Heroes for My Daughter
In this companion to his acclaimed and inspirational bestseller, Heroes for My Son, national bestselling novelist Brad Meltzer brings together the stories of fifty-five remarkable individuals, from intellectual explorers such as Marie Curie, Sally Ride, and Jane Goodall to cultural champions like Billie Jean King; from implacable public figures such as Rosa Parks and Winston Churchill to artistic icons such as Leonardo Da Vinci and Stevie Wonder; and beyond. Heroes for My Daughter is Meltzer’s collection of inspirational, real-life figures for his daughter, and yours, to learn how to lead a powerful, motivated, fulfilling life.
The Inner Circle
#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer returns with a pulse-pounding new novel of lies and deception at the highest levels of government.
There are stories no one knows. Hidden stories. I love those stories. And since I work in the National Archives, I find those stories for a living. So says Benjamin January, a young archivist who spends his days working with the most important documents of the U.S. government. When Clementine Kaye, his first childhood crush, shows up at the Archives asking for his help tracking down her long-lost father, Benjy tries to impress her by showing her the secret vault where the President of the United States privately reviews classified documents. It is also where Benjy and Clementine accidentally happen upon a priceless artifact-a 200-year-old dictionary that once belonged to George Washington-hidden inside a desk chair. Eager to discover why the President is hiding this important national treasure, the two soon find themselves entangled in a web of deception, conspiracy, and murder that will reveal the most well kept secret of the U.S. Presidency.
Heroes for my Son
When Brad Meltzer's first son was born eight years ago, the bestselling writer and new father started compiling a list of heroes whose virtues and talents he wanted to share with his son: Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Jim Henson, Amelia Earhart, Muhammad Ali . . . and so many more, each one an ordinary person who was able to achieve the extraordinary.
The list grew to include the fifty-two amazing people now gathered in Heroes for My Son, a book that parents and their children-- sons and daughters alike-- can now enjoy together as they choose heroes of their own. From the Wright Brothers, who brought extra building materials to every test flight, planning ahead for failure, to Miep Gies, who risked her life to protect Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during World War II, Heroes for My Son brings well-known figures together with less famous ones, telling the inspiring, behind-the-scenes stories of the moment that made them great. They are a miraculous group with one thing in common: each is an example of the spectacular potential that can be found in all of us. Heroes for My Son is an unforgettable book of timeless wisdom, one that families everywhere can share again and again.
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