LA Times Review of Do Fathers Matter?

I am now writing a book about how our Presidents interacted with their children, so I’m interested in the new science of fatherhood.  Here are some preliminary thoughts:


The Guardian on America’s Obsessives

Guardian on America’s Obsessives




Wired Story on Musk, Mayer, Brin, etc as Obsessives


Q and A with Scientific American

Charles Lindbergh–my NYTimes piece on his skill as a memoirist

Madness and Greatness in Slate

Read the Prologue from America’s Obsessives!


My Daily Beast Story on Lindbergh’s Secret Mistresses

Psychiatric News Story on My Work as a Biographer

I was recently asked by Psychiatric News,  the newspaper published by the American Psychiatric Association, to explain my ideas about the link between character pathology and achievement:

Joshua Kendall on Noah Webster — Minnesota Public Radio