Arthur Derounian (born Avedis Boghos Derounian, April 9, 1909 – April 23, 1991), also known as John Roy Carlson among many pen names, was an Armenian-American journalist and author, best-selling author of Under Cover.
Derounian wrote for the Armenian Mirror-Spectator, Fortune Magazine, the Council Against Intolerance and the Friends of Democracy.  In the 1950s he founded and managed the Armenian Information Service, which made a number of publications. His exposé writing has been the subject of lawsuits.
Books in order of publication:
Under Cover. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1943.
Cairo to Damascus. New York: Alfred Knopf. 1951