about the author


JOHN FEINSTEIN is the author of 45 books to date, including two of the most highly acclaimed sports books of all time; A Season On The Brink and A Good Walk Spoiled, both #1 New York Times Best-Sellers.


More than twenty of his books have been on the NYT Best-Seller List, including A Civil War, Hard Courts, The Legends Club, and Where Nobody Knows Your Name.

Fifteen of his books have been teen mysteries; the first of which, Last Shot, won the Edgar Allan Poe Award and reached No.3 on the NYT Best-Seller List.

In addition to his books, John has also contributed to The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest, Golf Channel, Sirius XM, CBS Sports Radio, Comcast SportsNet, UMBC Basketball, and The Navy Football Radio Network.


He has been inducted into The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, The National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame, The U.S. Basketball Writer's Hall of Fame, The Greater Washington Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, and the The Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame.


He is also an Admiral of the Chesapeake Bay.