Dan Gutman

Dan Gutman hated to read when he was a kid. Then he grew up. Now he writes cool books like The Kid Who Ran for President; Honus & Me; The Million Dollar Shot; Race for the Sky; and The Edison Mystery: Qwerty Stevens, Back in Time. If you want to learn more about Dan or his books, stop by his website at DanGutman.com.

Books by this Author

The Dan Gutman Collection
The Talent Show
Return of the Homework Machine
The Christmas Genie
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep it simple, and never make the same mistake twice.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Rock star, or professional baseball player

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not asking if I could pitch in Little League

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "I Saw Her Standing There" by the Beatles, "Katmandu" by Bob Seger, "Everything is Broken" by Bob Dylan, "Life in the Fast Lane" by the Eagles, "Travelin' Band" by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. I don't think there's any such thing. It's human nature to always want what we don't have, so if we ever achieved perfect happiness, we would want something ELSE. People are funny that way. I'm perfectly happy right now, but I'm always looking to make myself a better person anyway.

Author Voices

January 08, 2009

I was thinking--what is the biggest problem facing the world today? Terrorism? The financial crisis? Poverty? Drugs? Crime? No. The biggest problem facing the world is the world itself. Because if we mess up Earth to the point that humans can’t live on it anymore, none of those other problems are going to matter. Well, I hate to tell you this, but we are messing up the Earth big time. We’ve got to do something about it, and fast. This is not a joke. Please take a few minutes to go to my web site (www.dangutman.com) and click NOTHING TO DO WITH DAN. I’m not trying to sell you some silly books here. This is way more important than that.... see more


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