A graduate of Amherst College, Richard Grossinger received a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Michigan, writing an ethnography of fishing in Maine. He is the author of many books, a portion of which is listed below:
The Night Sky
Embryogenesis: Species, Gender, and Identity
Homeopathy: The Great Riddle
Out of Babylon: Ghosts of Grossinger's
He and his wife Lindy Hough are the founding publishers of North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, California.