Gerard Helferich
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Gerard Helferich

Gerard Helferich is the author of five highly praised works of nonfiction: An Unlikely Trust: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Improbable Partnership That Remade American Business; Theodore Roosevelt and the Assassin: Madness, Vengeance, and the Campaign of 1912; Stone of Kings: In Search of the Lost Jade of the Maya; High Cotton: Four Seasons in the Mississippi Delta; and Humboldt's Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Latin American Journey That Changed the Way We See the World. A member of the National Book Critics Circle, he reviews books for The Wall Street Journal. Since 2003, he has been on the faculty of the Columbia Publishing Course at the Columbia University School of Journalism. Before turning to writing in 2002, he was for 25 years an editor and publisher at several houses in New York, including Doubleday, Simon & Schuster, and John Wiley. He lives in Jackson, Mississippi, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, with his wife, the writer Teresa Nicholas. Visit his website at GerardHelferich.com.
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