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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James B. Stewart  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1957 in Quincy, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Stewart was born in Quincy, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

James B. Stewart is the author of ''Heart of a Soldier'', the bestselling ''Blind Eye'' and ''Blood Sport'', and the blockbuster ''Den of Thieves''. A former Page One editor at ''The Wall Street Journal'', Stewart won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for his reporting on the stock market crash and insider trading. He is a regular contributor to ''SmartMoney'' and ''The New Yorker''. He lives in New York. Stewart is the Bloomberg Professor of Journalism at Columbia University in New York.

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-- Pulitzer Prize for Wall Street Journal coverage of the October, 1987, stock market crash and Wall Street insider trading. His 1999 work, ''Blind Eye