William Patrick Martin is the author of five books, most recently A Lifetime of Fiction: The 500 Most Recommended Reads for Ages 2 to 102. He also owns Zabby Books, an online bookstore. Martin has been a professor of education at both Temple University and Monmouth University. While at Monmouth University, Martin was the Director of the Governor’s School on Public Issues, a selective residential summer program for New Jersey gifted and talented teenagers. His career in Pennsylvania state government includes stints as a press secretary, speechwriter, management consultant, and special advisor to the Lieutenant Governor. He has a doctoral degree in education and a master’s degree in journalism. Martin’s first job after college was as a campaign coordinator for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. Following his several books of liberal quotations, national columnist Jim Hightower referred to him as “the ultimate quotographer of the American Left.” Martin lives in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
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