Neal Thompson

Neal Thompson is a former journalist specializing in narrative nonfiction, biography, and overlooked Americana. He has worked at The Philadelphia Inquirer, the St. Petersburg Times, and The Baltimore Sun, has written for EsquireSports Illustrated, and Men's Health, and his books have been featured on NPR, ESPN, and the History Channel. He has worked as an editor, reviewer, and interviewer on the books team at, where he oversees the Best Books of the Month program. Neal lives in Seattle with his wife and two sons.