Mark Patinkin

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Mark Patinkin is an American author and nationally syndicated columnist for the Providence Journal. He is a graduate of Middlebury College. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for international reporting, and he has won three New England Emmy awards for television commentaries. He is also the author of several books. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

Mandy Patinkin, the renowned American actor, is his cousin. Don Patinkin (1922–1995), the economist, was his second cousin. Sheldon Patinkin, author, teacher, director, and one of the founding fathers of The Second City, was his second cousin.

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Up and Running
  • Rhode Island Dictionary (with Don Bosquet)
  • Rhode Island Handbook (with Don Bosquet)
  • The Silent War (with Ira Magaziner)