Jeff Fleischer

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General Information

Name: Jeff Fleischer

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born:


Website: www.jefffleischer.com

Blog: http://www.jefffleischer.com/blog

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/The-Latest-Craze-by-Jeff-Fleischer-170193356368998

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jefffleischer

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/jefffleischer/

Email: The author can be contacted via the "Contact" page of his website.


Illinois Connection

Fleischer lives in Chicago and is a former Chicago improv comic and local radio talk show host.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jeff Fleischer is a Chicago-based author and journalist. He has also worked in San Francisco, Australia and New Zealand, and has written for many national and international publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, Mother Jones, National Geographic Traveler, Chicago Magazine, Mental_Floss, and the like.

A veteran newsroom editor, he also edits books, articles and screenplays and is a screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, photographer and visual artist. Fleischer has a degree in journalism and history from Indiana University and a master's in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Published Works

The Latest Craze: A Short History of Mass Hysterias, Fall River Press, 2011

Rockin' the Boat: 50 Iconic Revolutionaries - From Joan of Arc to Malcom X, Zest Books, 2015

Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections, Zest Books, 2016


Titles at Your Library

The Latest Craze: A Short History of Mass Hysterias

ISBN: 1435129776
Release Date: 2011

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Rockin' the Boat: 50 Iconic Revolutionaries - From Joan of Arc to Malcom X

ISBN: 1936976749
Release Date: 2015-03-03

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Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

ISBN: 1936976900
Release Date: 2016-05-03

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Literary Awards

Rockin’ the Boat: 50 Iconic Revolutionaries - From Joan of Arc to Malcom X

  • Reviewer's Choice Best Books of the Year, Foreword Reviews, 2015
  • ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

  • Starred Review, Kirkus
  • Five-Star Reviews, Foreword Reviews

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Jeff Fleischer on WorldCat

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