Brian McDonald is the author of five non-fiction books including the acclaimed memoirs: "My Father's Gun: One Family, Three Badges, One Hundred Years in the NYPD" (Dutton 1999), and "Last Call at Elaine's" (St. Martin's Press 2008), Brian McDonald is a renowned journalist and author. A prolific freelance writer, he is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and other national publications. He has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, Fox and other network news and feature shows. His books have been prime sources in several television documentaries and the sole inspiration for 'My Father's Gun,' the full-length documentary aired on the History Channel. McDonald is also the author of the bestselling "In the Middle of the Night: the Shocking Story of a Family Killed in Cold Blood" (St. Martin's True Crime 2009). He has taught memoir writing and journalism at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
McDonald has extensive and successful experience as a book proposal and ghost writer.
Here are some great episodes to start with.