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Terry McDermott

TERRY McDERMOTT is a former national reporter for the Los Angeles Times and the author of three previous books: The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (co-authored with Josh Meyer); 101 Theory Drive: The Discovery of Memory; and Perfect Soldiers: The 9/11 Hijackers—Who They Were, Why They Did It. A native of Iowa, he now lives in southern California.

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101 Theory Drive
Written by Terry McDermott
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 2011
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-38833-9 (0-307-38833-6)

A riveting narrative account of a brilliant, rebel scientist and his notorious lab as they unlock the mystery of memory.
 
For decades Gary Lynch sought to uncover what physically happens in the brain when we form a memory. Luckily award-winning journalist Terry McDermott was with Lynch in his lab as his staff...

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Off Speed
Written by Terry McDermott
Pantheon | Hardcover | May 2017
$23.95/31.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-37942-9 (0-307-37942-6)

The lively and fascinating story of baseball’s 150-year hunt for the perfect pitch

In August 2012, Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners pitched a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays in what Terry McDermott calls “one of the greatest exhibitions of off-speed pitches ever put on.” For McDermott, a lifelong fan... Read more





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