One-third or more of the food we produce each year is never eaten. "Food Foolish" (2015) details the sources and consequences of this often unintended but ultimately foolish waste of one of the world's most precious resources. The book calls attention to the extraordinary social and environmental opportunities created by wasting less food as the authors seek to strengthen a global dialogue around unlocking solutions that feed the world, preserve its resources, and mitigate climate change.
Published in 2012, "Weathermakers to the World" is the story of Willis Haviland Carrier, the company he founded, and the birth and extraordinary growth of modern air conditioning. Winner of the 2013 Axiom Business Book Award "Silver Medal for Company History," "Weathermakers" is filled with one-of-a-kind pictures and colorful vignettes mined from Carrier's extensive archives. (See video for the CBS This Morning segment.)
Co-authored with Michael Tougias, "King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict" (Countryman Press, 1999) has been called "a significant contribution to the historical literature on colonial wars" by scholar Patrick Malone, and "superbly researched, well annotated and written in a lively, entertaining style" by "American History" magazine.