David Pietrusza is the award-winning author of:
* 1960-LBJ vs. JFK vs. Nixon: The Epic Campaign That Forged Three Presidencies (Booklist: "an outstanding re-examination"; Kirkus: "colorful . . . lively")
* 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents (included among Kirkus Reviews Books of the Year 2007; a Selection of the History Book Club)
* Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius who Fixed the 1919 World Series (an Edgar Award Finalist; its audio version captured the AUDIOFILE Earphones Award)
* Judge and Jury: The Life and Times of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis (a CASEY Award Winner; Seymour Medal Finalist; and NASSH Award Nominee).
* Silent Cal's Almanack: The Homespun Wit and Wisdom of Vermont'd Calvin Coolidge. (A Selection of the Conservative Book Club; George Will: "Great work!")
Pietrusza's powerful historical story-telling has been compared to that of Doris Kearns Goodwin, Theodore H. White, and Gene Fowler.
He has also served as co-editor of Total Baseball: The Official Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball and managing editor of Total Football: The Official Encyclopedia of the NFL. He is the co-author Ted Williams' final book Ted Williams: My Life in Pictures.
Pietrusza has appeared on C-SPAN BookTV, MSNBC, The History Channel, NPR, ESPN, ESPN Classic, Bloomberg Radio News, The Fox News Network, Serius XM Radio, Ave Maria Radio, and the Fox Sports Network.