Books by Roger L. Di Silvestro

Roger L. Di Silvestro is a senior editor at National Wildlife magazine and the author of eight previous books. He lives in Virginia outside Washington, D.C.

Released: March 15, 2011

"A good example of how focused biographical writing, when skillfully executed, can enlighten as well as a full-life biography."
Amid the outpouring of Theodore Roosevelt biographies, National Wildlife senior editor Di Silvestro (In the Shadow of Wounded Knee: The Untold Final Story of the Indian Wars, 2007, etc.) provides an examination focused on four years (1884-1888) of the president's early manhood. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"A dispassionate encapsulation of the Wild West just before it devolved into myth."
The frontier wars against the American Indians ended calmly with a couple of murder trials, according to National Wildlife magazine editor Di Silvestro (Reclaiming the Last Wild Places, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >