Doug Wead

From Doug Wead’s Website:

Doug Wead is a New York Times bestselling author and an adviser to two American presidents.

His most recent book is Game of Thorns, the inside story of the Clinton-Trump campaign for president in 2016.

He is the author of more than thirty books and a co-author of a book with President George H. W. Bush. His books are known for their primary sources. He has interviewed six presidents and first ladies, nineteen of the presidents children and twelve presidential siblings.

Wead served as special assistant to the president in the Bush, Sr. White House. He is a co-founder and original board member of Mercy Corps which has distributed more than $2 billion of food and medicine around the world.

For twenty four years, Doug Wead has been researching and writing about the families of the American presidents. All the Presidents’ Children, the first book in a massive ongoing trilogy on the first families, was an instant New York Times bestseller. Released by Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books in February, 2003, it went through three printings in its first month and reached number one at

The Raising of a President was released by Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books on January 4, 2005. This important and much anticipated work is the first book written on the subject of the presidents’ parents. Mr. Wead is researching and writing the final book in the trilogy, Sibling Rivalry: The brothers and sisters of the Presidents.

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