William Dietrich

About me

William Dietrich is the author of 17 books, including the Ethan Gage series of Napoleonic adventures and books set in World War II and the Roman Empire. His work has sold into 28 languages. As a journalist he shared a Pulitzer for covering the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and has worked as a university professor.

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General Savage, Easy Rider, and Game of Thrones

As a historical novelist and historian, I believe the past is key to understanding the present. As a movie buff, I believe films are a time capsule of the era in which they are made. The Peter Pan theme of never growing up would be an example from recent cinema,…

Ethan Gage Is Back!

Ethan Gage thanks you for your patience. My dogged rascal of a hero is back, with his wife Astiza and son Harry, in a daring and terrifying quest for β€œThe Trojan Icon,” an object from the Trojan War that can control the fate of empires. The book is available as…

Good News for the Holidays

Happy holidays! 2015 had its share of tragedy, absurdity, cable news pessimism and presidential candidate complaint, but compared to most of human history – or even just American history – it was a year with a lot of good news. Given what now seems to be our habitual grumpiness and…

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