Books by Richard J. Tofel

Richard J. Tofel is assistant publisher of the Wall Street Journal and a vice president of Dow Jones & Company, publishers of the Journal. Over thirteen years at Dow Jones he has worked as assistant general counsel, assistant managing editor of the Journa

Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Good reading for students of journalism and for general readers interested in the history of an extraordinary institution, acquired last year by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation."
Short biography of the man who turned the Wall Street Journal into the most successful paper in America. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 2, 2005

"Engrossing study of top-level creativity-by-committee."
Tofel (Vanishing Point, 2004, etc.) concludes that JFK aide and speechwriter Theodore C. Sorenson was the principal author of the 1961 inaugural address. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 15, 2004

"Casts intriguing new light on a famous unsolved mystery. (8 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
The life and colorful times of a New York State Supreme Court justice who went missing one warm August evening in 1930. Read full book review >