(After a chilling threat against his young son, Senator Ni...)
After a chilling threat against his young son, Senator Nick Schlafer struggles with unseen enemies, probes his teenage daughter's death under suspicious circumstances, and uncovers the dark underside of Washington politics and the horror of power gone awry. 25,000 first printing.
Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1956. Master of Fine Arts in Theatre History and Dramatic Criticism, Yale University, 1959.
Editor A.S. Barnes & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1962, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1962-1963. Senior editor Dial Press, 1963-1965. Member staff New York Times Book Review, 1965-1969.
Senior daily book reviewer New York Times, 1969-1995, daily book reviewer, 1995-2000, chief obituary writer, since 2000. Assistant professor literature City University of New York, 1973—1975.
Board trustees Putney School. Member of Century.
Married Natalie S. Robins, October 3, 1965. Children: Rachel Louise, Noah Christopher.