Individual Author Record
Name: Asa BaberPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1936 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBaber was a life long Chicago resident.
Biographical and Professional InformationAsa Baber was a novelist, lecturer, and award wining columnist and journalist. He was a contributing editor for Playboy magazine for many years. In September 2001, Baber was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. (Coincidentally, Baber shared a birthday with his hero, Lou Gehrig.) Upon making an announcement on the 2002 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, Baber was elected to serve as national president of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a post he held until his death.
*''Tranquillity Base and Other Stories '', Fiction International, 1979*''The Land of a Million Elephants '', Burning Cities Press, 1992*''Naked at Gender Gap: A Man's View of the War Between the Sexes'', Carol Publishing Corporation, 1992