Jerome Tuccille is the author of the libertarian classic, It Usually Begins With Ayn Rand. He is the author of 30 books, including highly acclaimed, best-selling biographies of Donald Trump, Rupert Murdoch, Alan Greenspan, and the Hunts of Texas. He has also written several novels. Tuccille's biography Gallo Be Thy Name, a history of the Gallo wine clan and its roots in organized crime, was named one of the best books of 2009 by Reason magazine, and one of the best business books of 2009 by the University of California Library System. His biography Hemingway and Gellhorn, an account of the famous author's relationship with his third wife, Martha Gellhorn, was produced as an HBO special in May 2012. Two of the author's books-his true crime memoir, Gallery of Fools, and Kingdom: The Story of the Hunts of Texas-were optioned for feature films.
The author is a vice president with T. Rowe Price, a major financial services firm. He previously taught at the New School for Social Research in New York City and is a former third-party candidate for Governor of New York. He is a member of Authors Guild and American Society of Journalists and Authors.