My most recent book is usually my favorite book, at least until I complete the next book. By the way, if you ever judge a book by its cover, please judge my Ida Tarbell-John D. Rockefeller dual biography by its awesome cover, designed by a genius at publisher W.W. Norton.
- Trade Secrets of Washington Journalists, a guide to journalism in Washington, D.C. (Acropolis, 1981);
- Telling the Untold Story, a guide to reading and writing biography, (University of Missouri Press, 1992);
- The Reporter’s Handbook: An Investigator’s Guide to Documents and Techniques, published by St. Martin’s Press and commissioned by Investigative Reporters and Editors, 1996;
- A Journalism of Humanity, the centennial history of the Missouri School of Journalism, (University of Missouri Press, 2008).