Along with John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago, Bill Patrick is co-author of Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection, published by W. W. Norton. Translated into ten languages, Loneliness was chosen as one of Library Journal’s Best Science Books of The Year.
Bill has also edited many New York Times bestsellers, among them 10% Happier, by ABC TV’s Dan Harris, and Legacy of Ashes by New York Times journalist Tim Weiner. His other co-writing credits include Better, by Good Morning America News Anchor Amy Robach; In My Shoes, by Jimmy Choo founder Tamara Mellon; Paul Zak’s The Moral Molecule; and Colonel Matthew Bogdanos’ Thieves of Baghdad.
At Little, Brown, Harvard University Press, and Henry Holt, Bill edited works by Nobel laureate Sir Peter Medawar, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner E. O. Wilson, two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene, the Atlantic’s Jack Beatty, Jane Goodall, Stephen Jay Gould, National Book Award winning poet Robert Bly, business gurus Kevin Kelly, Warren Bennis, and Michael Treacy, as well as basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson. He developed bestsellers in categories ranging from business, politics, medical self-help, science, and technology, to psychology and spirituality (including the #1 New York Times bestseller Iron John).