American author, editor, and critic William Parker White, better known to most as Anthony Boucher, made countless contributions to the fields of mystery and science fiction. After beginning his career as a mystery writer at 16, Boucher went on to become a ""New York Times"" mystery critic, a host for several radio programs, and the founding editor of ""The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction"".This comprehensive biography places particular emphasis on the writings and edited publications that established his reputation among readers of science fiction. Several appendices include complete bibliographic citations for Boucher's novels, articles, short stories, unpublished works, reviews, radio plays, anthologies, translations, and other written works.
Jeffrey Marks is also the author of 11 other books, receiving an Ohioana Library Citation for his work in the mystery field, and garnering nominations for such major mystery awards as the Edgar, the Agatha, and the Anthony. He lives and teaches near Cincinnati, Ohio.