James Hornfischer

James Hornfischer is a writer, literary agent, and former book editor. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colgate University, he has graduate and business law degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Hornfischer is the author of several books, including the national bestseller Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors (Bantam). His most recent book, Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her Survivors (Bantam), is a main selection in Bantam's History Book Club, as well as a main selection of the Military Book Club in its Veterans Day catalogue.