Sidney Kirkpatrick

Sidney Kirkpatrick is an award-winning filmmaker and international best-selling author. His critically acclaimed non-fiction books include A CAST OF KILLERS, TURNING THE TIDE, LORDS OF SIPAN, EDGAR CAYCE: AN AMERICAN PROPHET, and THE REVENGE OF THOMAS EAKINS. His documentary film, MY FATHER THE PRESIDENT, about Theodore Roosevelt as seen through the eyes of his daughter, Ethel Roosevelt Derby, was a winner at the American Film Festival. HBO, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, and the A & E Television Networks have all featured his work. Biographical profiles of Kirkpatrick have appeared in The New York Times, Time magazine, The New Yorker, and Playboy.  He is a graduate of Hampshire College and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He lives in Stony Brook, New York.

Books by this Author

Hitler's Holy Relics


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Details tell the story.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. ball room dancing

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I occasionally learn something from the mistakes I’ve made

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I am an inveterate snoop – have been since I was toddler.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. sailing in the Aegean Sea