Tim Wendel is the author of SUMMER OF '68: THE SEASON WHEN BASEBALL, AND AMERICA, CHANGED FOREVER,
(Da Capo). The narrative nonfiction work was a Top 10 choice by Publisher's Weekly and a Notable Book for 2013 by the State of Michigan.
His latest work, HABANA LIBRE: A NOVELLA (CityLit Press),
received endorsements from Michael Kimball, S.L. Price and Holly Goddard Jones.
HIGH HEAT: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE FASTBALL AND THE IMPROBABLE SEARCH FOR THE FASTEST PITCHER OF ALL TIME
-- was an Editor's Selection by The New York Times Book Review.
Of his nine books, Tim has published several novels, including CASTRO'S CURVEBALL
(Ballantine/U of Nebraska) and RED RAIN
His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Weekend, Washingtonian, National Geographic Traveler, Huffington Post, GQ and Esquire.
Tim is a writer in residence at Johns Hopkins University,
where he received the 2009 Award for Teaching Excellence and the Professional Achievement Award in 2004 and 2010.