Steven M. Gillon is the scholar-in-residence at the History Channel and a professor of history at the University of Oklahoma. As one of the nation's leading experts on modern American history and politics, his articles have appeared in academic journals and such newspapers as the Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, and The Boston Globe. He is a frequent contributor to HuffPost and has made appearances on NBC's Today show, ABC's Good Morning America, CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News as a commentator and expert on issues related to modern American history. He has written or edited nearly a dozen books, including the New York Times bestsellers America's Reluctant Prince- The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr. and The Pact- Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the Rivalry That Defined a Generation.
[Gillon] reveals a JFK Jr. more complex, more introspective, and more human than the world ever knew. --People A brisk and engaging read . . . A fond and admiring adieu to a friend. --The Boston Globe This deeply researched biography from the History Channel scholar in residence flows like a novel. . . . Readers fascinated by the Kennedys will be delighted by this captivating biography. --Library Journal (starred review) I read this one for work and didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I did. . . . It provided a lot of insight into the dawn of celebrity culture and the rise of People magazine. --Jezebel