The Next Outbreak

During my career I've written well over fifty articles and essays for newspapers and magazine. It's fair to say that none of them tackle a public health issue as serious as the one I've written about in today's New York Times. It's called THE NEXT OUTBREAK and it deals wtih American's false sense of security over the E. coli outbreak sweeping across Europe. You can read it here (Link to Article).

And I'll be in studio with Diane Rehm on NPR in Washington Monday morning at 10 AM EST to discuss this further.

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Postcards From A Book Tour

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Today I'm writing from Portland, Oregon, where I landed last night after concluding my first week on the road to promote POISONED. This has been the most emotional book tour of my career. Crying usually signals sadness. But most of the tears shed this past week were triggered by gratitude and inspiration. Come along and I'll give you a flavor.

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I Love What I Do

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When I entered law school I wanted to be a prosecutor. I'm so glad I became a writer instead. Law was the more conventional path. But I jumped to the unpredictable world of writing when my wife told me she believed I could succeed as an author. It's a lot easier to believe in yourself when someone else believes in you.

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MODEL MOTHER

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When my wife Lydia was a teenager she thought it would be fun to be a fashion model. Her real ambition was to be a writer. But she looked at modeling the way I looked at playing center field for the Boston Red Sox. These were our adolescent dreams. Then we grew up.

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The Book That Changed My Life

On May 17 I’ll publish my tenth book. It’s called POISONED and this one is incredibly personal to me. This book tells the story that sparked the food movement in the country. During the two years it took me to write it, my family has revolutionized the way we eat. We now grow much of our food on the organic farm we created. We raise our own chickens. What we don’t produce we buy from local organic farmers. We eat in season. My children haven’t tasted fast food in two years and we seldom visit grocery stores. Now when we say grace we mean it.
I’m so passionate about POISONED that I created a custom Facebook page just for the book and for information about it. Check it out. And if you “Like” it, you’ll receive more updates about the book and issues in the organic and local food movement.

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Jeff Benedict is the bestselling author of sixteen non-fiction books, as well as a television and film producer. His latest book, The Dynasty, is the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots under Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, each of whom cooperated for the book. Published in 2020, it was an instant New York Times bestseller. The book is being developed into a 10-part documentary series, which Jeff is executive producing. In 2018, Jeff co-wrote the #1 bestseller Tiger Woods and he was an executive producer on the HBO documentary “Tiger” that was based on the book and aired in 2021. The book is currently being developed into a scripted series, which Jeff is executive producing. Jeff is also the executive producer on a documentary based on his book Poisoned that will air on Netflix. In 2017, he co-produced “Little Pink House,” a feature film starring Catherine Keener and Jeanne Tripplehorn that was based on Jeff’s book of the same title. And in 2016, Jeff co-wrote with Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young his bestselling autobiography QB, which was the basis of an NFL Films documentary. Jeff has been a special-features writer for Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, and the Hartford Courant, and his essays have appeared in the New York Times. His stories have been the basis of segments on 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning, HBO Real Sports, Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, 20/20, 48 Hours, NFL Network, and NPR.

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