Biography for Secret Gift

Blackwell Publishing
Ted Gup is professor and chair of the Journalism Department at Emerson College. A former investigative reporter for The Washington Post and Time magazine, he has also written for The New York Times, Newsweek, GQ, Slate, and Salon.

Penguin Putnam
Ted Gup wrote a very skeletal version of what became the basis for A Secret Gift for the New York Times two years ago, and it was the second most emailed story for the Times that year. New research resulted in A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness - and Trove of Letters - Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression.