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BACK UP THE TRUCK, KIDS... SOME OF THESE TITLES ARE STILL OVEN-FRESH!!!...

HERE'S A RUN-DOWN OF SOME OF DANIEL PAISNER'S HITS AND MISSES

(note: some titles don't rate a mention here because the author has forgotten them, or because he would like the publishing community to forget them)

 

BLUE: A Life in Color, with Steve Aoki (St. Martin's Press; September, 2019)

 

108 STITCHES: Loose Threads, Ripping Yarns and the Darndest Characters from My Time in the Game, with Ron Darling (St. Martin's Press; March, 2019)

RISE AND GRIND: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life, with Daymond John (Crown Publishing/Currency; January, 2018) - a New York Times best-seller, #1 Wall Street Journal business book

TWO PATHS: America Divided or United, with John Kasich (St. Martin's Press; April, 2017) - a New York Times best-seller

RELENTLESS SPIRIT: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion, with Missy Franklin (Dutton Books; December, 2016)

A SINGLE HAPPENED THING: A Novel (Relegation Books; April, 2016)

GAME 7, 1986: Failure and Triumph in the Biggest Game of My Life, with Ron Darling (St. Martin's; April; 2016) - a New York Times best-seller

THE POWER OF BROKE: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage, with Daymond John (Crown Business; January, 2016) - a New York Times best-seller, NAACP Image Award Winner

THE WAY AROUND: Finding My Mother and Myself Among the Yanomami, with David Good (HarperCollins/Dey Street Books; November, 2015)

I FEEL LIKE GOING ON: Life, Game and Glory, with Ray Lewis (Touchstone Books; October, 2015) - a New York Times best-seller

THE FIXER: The Notorious Life of a Front-Page Bail Bondsman, with Ira Judelson (S&S/Touchstone; July, 2014)

QADDAFI'S POINT GUARD: The Incredible Story of a Professional Basketball Player Trapped in Libya's Civil War, with Alex Owumi (Rodale; October, 2013)

CHASING PERFECT: The Will to Win in Basketball and Life, with Bob Hurley (Crown; March, 2013)

SCRATCHING THE HORIZON: A Surfing Life, with Izzy Paskowitz (St. Martin's Press; Summer, 2012)

TROUBLE MAKER (uncredited), with Christine O'Donnell (St. Martin's Press; Fall, 2011)

RUBBER BALLS AND LIQUOR (uncredited), with Gilbert Gottfried (St. Martin's Press; Spring, 2011)

NOBODY'S PERFECT: TWO MEN, ONE CALL AND A GAME FOR BASEBALL HISTORY, with Armando Galarraga and Jim Joyce (Grove/Atlantic; Spring, 2011)

EVERY OTHER MONDAY: TWENTY YEARS OF LIFE, LUNCH, FAITH AND FRIENDSHIP, with John Kasich (Simon & Schuster; May, 2010) -- a New York Times best-seller

MY FATHER, THE CAPTAIN: MY LIFE WITH JACQUES COUSTEAU, with Jean-Michel Cousteau (National Geographic Books; June, 2010)

THE BRAND WITHIN: THE POWER OF BRANDING FROM BIRTH TO THE BOARDROOM, with Daymond John (Display of Power Press; June, 2010)

ALL THINGS AT ONCE (uncredited), with Mika Brzezinski (Weinstein Books; January, 2010) -- a New York Times best-seller

ON THE LINE, with Serena Williams (Grand Central Publishing; 2009) -- a New York Times best-seller

THE TRUMP CARD: PLAYING TO WIN IN WORK AND LIFE (uncredited), with Ivanka Trump (Simon & Schuster; 2009) -- a New York Times best-seller

THE COMPLETE GAME: REFLECTIONS ON BASEBALL, PITCHING AND LIFE ON THE MOUND, with Ron Darling (Knopf; 2009)

THE GIRL IN THE GREEN SWEATER: A LIFE IN HOLOCAUST'S SHADOW, with Krystyna Chiger (St. Martin's Press; 2008)

CHANGE IN THE WEATHER: LIFE AFTER STROKE, with Mark McEwen (Gotham; 2008)

SEX, SCIENCE AND STEM CELLS: INSIDE THE RIGHT WING ASSAULT ON REASON, with Rep. Diana DeGette (GlobePequot; 2008)

THE GAME OF MY LIFE: J-MAC AND THE FOUR MINUTES THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING, with Jason "J-Mac" McElwain (NAL; 2008)

DISPLAY OF POWER: HOW FUBU TURNED THE FASHION WORLD INSIDE OUT, with Daymond John (Thomas Nelson/Naked Ink; 2007) -- a Library Journal "Top 10 Business Book" of 2007

A HAND TO GUIDE ME, with Denzel Washington (Meredith Books; 2006) -- a New York Times best-seller

FACING DOWN EVIL: REFLECTIONS OF AN FBI HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR, with Clinton Van Zandt (Putnam; 2006)

STAND FOR SOMETHING: THE BATTLE FOR AMERICA'S SOUL, with John Kasich (Warner Books; 2006) -- a New York Times best-seller

GET YOUR OWN DAMN BEER, I'M WATCHING THE GAME! -- A WOMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVING PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL, with Holly Robinson Peete (Rodale Press; 2006) -- Quill Award winner, "Best Sports Book of the Year"

MORNING HAS BROKEN: A COUPLE'S JOURNEY THROUGH DEPRESSION (uncredited), with Emme and Phil Aronson (NAL; 2006)

MONEYMAKER: HOW AN AMATEUR POKER PLAYER TURNED $40 INTO $2.5 MILLION AT THE WORLD SERIES OF POKER, with Chris Moneymaker (HarperCollins; 2005) -- an Amazon.com "Hot 100" seller

MOURNING WOOD (Volt Press; 2004) -- a novel of love and death and lobster roll

YOU'RE HIRED: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS AND LIFE FROM THE WINNER OF 'THE APPRENTICE', with Bill Rancic (HarperCollins; 2004) -- a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-seller

SAY WHAT YOU MEAN AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY! 7 SIMPLE STRATEGIES TO HELP OUR CHILDREN ALONG THE PATH TO PURPOSE AND POSSIBILITY (uncredited), with Judge Glenda Hatchett (William Morrow & Co.; 2003) -- an Essence magazine #1 national best-seller (whatever that means)

WINNERS MAKE IT HAPPEN: REFLECTIONS OF A SELF-MADE MAN, with Leonard H. Lavin (Bonus Books; 2003) -- bulletins from the founding president, chairman and CEO of the Alberto Culver Corporation

THE PRICE OF THEIR BLOOD: PROFILES IN SPIRIT, with the Hon. Jesse Brown (Bonus Books; 2003) -- stirring profiles of disabled American veterans

LAST MAN DOWN: A FIREFIGHTER'S STORY OF SURVIVAL AND ESCAPE FROM THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, with FDNY Battalion Commander Richard Picciotto (Berkley; 2002) -- a New York Times best-seller; a #1 London Times best-seller; a #1 Amazon.com best-seller

THE HILL: A TRUE STORY OF TRAGEDY, RECOVERY, AND REDEMPTION ON NORTH AMERICA'S HIGHEST PEAK, with Ed Hommer (Rodale; 2001)

A DOZEN WAYS TO SUNDAY: STORIES OF HOPE AND COURAGE, with Montel Williams (Hay House; 2001) -- uplifting profiles culled from the author's syndicated talk show

HOME RUN: THE BEST WRITING ABOUT BASEBALL'S GREATEST MOMENT, edited by George Plimpton (Harcourt; 2000) -- contributor

CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE BASEBALL FAN'S SOUL, edited by Canfield, et al. (Heath Communications; 2000) -- contributor

I'M NOT DONE YET! -- KEEPING AT IT, REMAINING RELEVANT AND HAVING THE TIME OF MY LIFE, with Edward I. Koch (William Morrow & Co.; 2000)

PRACTICAL PARENTING (uncredited), with Montel Williams and Jeffrey Gardere (Hay House; 2000) -- parenting tips from the acclaimed talk show host and a noted psychologist

THE BALL: MARK McGWIRE'S 70TH HOME RUN BALL AND THE MARKETING OF THE AMERICAN DREAM (Viking; 1999) -- an Amazon.com "Hot 100" seller, an Amazon.com "Top Ten Sports Book of the Year"

YOU HAVE TO STAND FOR SOMETHING (OR YOU'LL FALL FOR ANYTHING, with Star Jones (Bantam; 1998)

PATAKI: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, with George E. Pataki (Viking; 1998)

BOOK (uncredited), with Whoopi Goldberg (William Morrow & Co.; 1997) -- a New York Times best-seller

TRUE BEAUTY, with Emme (Putnam; 1997) -- a primer on body image, from a leading plus-size model

MOUNTAIN, GET OUT OF MY WAY: LIFE LESSONS AND LEARNED TRUTHS, with Montel Williams (Warner Books; 1996) -- a New York Times best-seller

ONE MAN TANGO, with Anthony Quinn (HarperCollins; 1995) -- published in over 15 countries, with more than 500,000 copies in print worldwide

HORIZONTAL HOLD: THE MAKING AND UNMAKING OF A NETWORK TELEVISION SITCOM (Birch Lane Press; 1992) -- featured in a front-page review, Los Angeles Times Book Review

EXPOSING MYSELF, with Geraldo Rivera (Bantam; 1991) -- a New York Times best-seller

CITIZEN KOCH, with Edward I. Koch (St. Martin's Press, 1991)

OBIT: A NOVEL (E.P. Dutton; 1990) -- a passive/aggressive murder mystery

THE IMPERFECT MIRROR: REFLECTIONS OF TELEVISION NEWSWOMEN (William Morrow & Co.; 1989) -- named one of the top ten books of 1989 by School Library Journal

HEARTLANDS: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY, with photographs by Jane Sobel and Arthur Klonsky (Simon & Schuster; 1989) -- a portrait of small-town America

FIRST FATHER, FIRST DAUGHTER (uncredited), with Maureen Reagan (Little, Brown; 1989)

THEO & ME: GROWING UP OKAY, with Malcolm-Jamal Warner (Dutton; 1988) -- a School Library Journal "best book of the year"

AMERICA IS MY NEIGHBORHOOD, with Willard Scott (Simon & Schuster; 1987)