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Daniel Paisner

Daniel Paisner is the author or coauthor of more than twenty bestselling books, including the New York Times bestsellers Last Man Down, with New York City Battalion Commander, Richard Picciotto; Book, with Whoopi Goldberg; and, Mountain, Get Out of My Way, with Montel Williams.


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Relentless Spirit
Written by Missy Franklin, D.A. Franklin, Dick Franklin and Daniel Paisner
Dutton | Hardcover | December 6, 2016
$27.00/36.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-98492-5 (1-101-98492-9)

What does it take to become a champion? Gold medalist Missy Franklin, along with her parents, D.A. and Dick, tell the inspirational and heartwarming story of how Missy became both a legendary athlete and a happy and confident woman, something they accomplished by doing things their own way and making the... Read more

The Power of Broke
Written by Daymond John and Daniel Paisner
Crown Business | Hardcover | January 2016
$26.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-90359-9 (1-101-90359-7)

Daymond John has been practicing the power of broke ever since he started selling his home-sewn t-shirts on the streets of Queens. With no funding and a $40 budget, Daymond had to come up with out-of-the box ways to promote his products. Luckily, desperation breeds innovation, and so he hatched an... Read more

The Game of My Life
Written by Jason J-Mac McElwain and Daniel Paisner
NAL | Trade Paperback | February 2009
$14.00/15.50(Canada) | 978-0-451-22619-8 (0-451-22619-4)

Now in paperback: ?An impressive achievement...Not likely to be forgotten anytime soon.?(Washington Times)

Here is the riveting true story of Jason McElwain? better known as ?J-Mac??the autistic student who made headlines when he scored twenty points, including a school record six three-pointers, for his high school basketball team in 2006. Including the... Read more

After the Stroke
Written by Mark McEwen and Daniel Paisner
Avery | Trade Paperback | May 2009
$15.00/18.50(Canada) | 978-1-59240-460-5 (1-59240-460-X)

The intimate, life-affirming journey of recovery and rehabilitation from a major stroke, written by one of morning television's most beloved personalities

Mark McEwen was at the top of his game and enjoying life when he suffered a stroke. After fifteen years on The Early Show, he had moved to Orlando to... Read more

Last Man Down
Written by Richard Picciotto and Daniel Paisner
Berkley | Paperback | May 2003
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-425-18988-7 (0-425-18988-0)

On September 11, 2001, FDNY Battalion Chief Richard "Pitch" Picciotto answered the call heard around the world. In minutes he was at Ground Zero of the worst terrorist attack on American soil, as the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center began to burnand then to buckle. A veteran of the... Read more