Fred Waitzkin

Journalist and author, 'Searching for Bobby Fischer' and 'The Dream Merchant'

Fred Waitzkin is a journalist and author of the acclaimed nonfiction bestseller <em><a href=";qid=1354199960&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=fred+waitzkin" target="_hplink">Searching for Bobby Fischer</a></em>, as well as the books <em><a href=";qid=1354199960&amp;sr=8-4&amp;keywords=fred+waitzkin" target="_hplink">Mortal Games</a></em> and <em><a href=";qid=1354199960&amp;sr=8-6&amp;keywords=fred+waitzkin" target="_hplink">The Last Marlin</a></em>. Thomas Dunne Books will publish his debut novel, <em><a href=";qid=1354199960&amp;sr=8-2&amp;keywords=fred+waitzkin" target="_hplink">The Dream Merchant</a></em>, in the spring of 2013. It is a heart-of-darkness tale about an unusually gifted, irrepressible but increasingly flawed salesman who seeks to recreate himself in his old age. You can find more on Fred Waitzkin at <a href="" target="_hplink"></a> and on Facebook at <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>.

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