Benson Bobrick earned his doctorate from Columbia University and is the author of several critically acclaimed works, including Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired and Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution. In 2002 he received the Literature Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He and his wife, Hilary, live in Vermont.

Books published in order by series:

Labyrinths of Iron: A History of the World’s Subways1981
Parsons Brinckerhoff: The First Hundred Years1985
Fearful Majesty: The Life and Reign of Ivan the Terrible1987
East of the Sun: The Epic Conquest and Tragic History of Siberia1992
Knotted Tongues: Stuttering in History & the Quest for a Cure1995
Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution1997
Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution it Inspired2001
The Making of the English Bible2001
Testament: A Soldier’s Story of the Civil War2003
Fight for Freedom: The American Revolutionary War2004
The Fated Sky: Astrology in History2005
Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas2009
The Battle of Nashville2010
The Caliph’s Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad2012
A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times2012
Returning From Afar: A Memoir2019