Lew Paper is a practicing lawyer who loves to write. He graduated from the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School and has held a variety of positions in the public and private sectors, including a Fellowship with Georgetown Law School's Institute for Public Interest Representation, Legislative Counsel to United States Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin, and Associate General Counsel at the Federal Communications Commission. He is now a partner with a national law firm in Washington, DC.
Despite the demands of his professional career, Lew has managed to pen five books -- John F. Kennedy: The Promise and the Performance; Brandeis: An Intimate Biography; Empire: William S. Paley and the Making of CBS; Deadly Risks (a novel revolving around the assassination of John F. Kennedy); and Perfect: Don Larsen's Miraculous World Series Game and the Men Who Made It Happen. Lew's articles and book reviews have appeared in a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, The New Republic, and The American Scholar.
You can view descriptions and reviews of all his books at lewpaper.com (which also includes a video from Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers).
He lives in Potomac, Maryland