Books by Richard C. Lyons

Born in Evanston, Illinois and raised on the North Shore of Chicago, Richard C. Lyons has been a life-long admirer of the written word. Lyons interweaves his self-motivated education in history, philosophy and poetry throughout But By the Chance of War. Professionally, Lyons is a third generation printer, whose father dedicated his life to education in the publishing field. Lyons has been directly and indirectly involved in the printing, publishing, stage and television production industries throughout his professional career. His education background took him through Loyola Academy, the University of North Texas and a graduate career at Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business. Mr. Lyons now resides in Chicago with his wife and two children.

But By the Chance of War by Richard C. Lyons
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A sometimes brilliant and often moving poetic exploration of humanity's warlike ways."
A chronicle of mankind's destructive urges through the ages, rendered in four epic poems spanning four wars and 1,500 years. Read full book review >