Mark William Shaw

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Mark William Shaw (born March 10, 1945), is a former network television personality and legal analyst for ABC, CNN, and USA Today. He is also the author of more than 20 books including his most recent, "The Reporter Who Knew Too Much: The Mysterious Death of What's My Line? TV Star and Media Icon Dorothy Kilgallen. In June 2018, Mr. Shaw's book, "Courage in the Face of Evil" will be released.

Mr. Shaw is a graduate of Purdue University, the Indiana University School of Law and San Francisco Theological Seminary. He began his television career with ABC's Good Morning America and also appeared on CBS's People, the syndicated World of People and the Disney Channel's The Scheme of Things.

Mr. Shaw's first book was Down for the Count chronicling the Mike Tyson trial. Since then, he has published a book a year with most of them dealing with the theme of justice or justice denied.

Mr. Shaw is married to Wen-ying Lu, Head of Cataloging at Santa Clara University. They live in the San Francisco area.


  • Down For The Count: The Shocking Truth Behind the Mike Tyson Trial. 1992. ISBN 0-915611-78-3.
  • With Pete Dye (1995). Bury Me in a Pot Bunker. ISBN 0-201-40769-8.
  • With Don Larsen & Yogi Berra (1996). Perfect Yankee. ISBN 1-61321-077-9.
  • With R. A. "Bob" Hoover (1996). Forever Flying. ISBN 0-671-53761-X.
  • Jack Nicklaus, Golf's Greatest Champion. 1997. ISBN 0-87833-961-2.
  • Diamonds in the Rough (1998) ISBN 0-345-41745-3
  • Testament to Courage (1998) ISBN 1-57860-056-1
  • Larry Legend. 1998. ISBN 0-8092-2529-8.
  • Miscarriage of Justice: The Jonathan Pollard Story (2001) ISBN 1-55778-803-0
  • With Alice Dye (2004). From Birdies to Bunkers. ISBN 0-06-052821-4.
  • Book Report (2004) ISBN 0-9717596-6-9
  • With Jim Walker (2004). Poetry Report. ISBN 0-9717596-5-0.
  • Grammar Report (2005) ISBN 0-9717596-4-2
  • Self-Publishing Report (2005) ISBN 0-9717596-7-7
  • Writer's Report (2005) ISBN 0-9717596-8-5
  • Clydesdales, The World's Most Magical Horse. 2005. ISBN 0-9770447-0-X.
  • Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom. 2007. ISBN 1-56980-324-2.
  • How To Become a Published Author: Idea to Publication (e-book)
  • Beneath the Mask of Holiness Thomas Merton and the Forbidden Love Affair that Set Him Free. Palgrave Macmillan. November 10, 2009. ISBN 978-0-230-61653-0.
  • Road to a Miracle: A Wandering, A Knightmare, An Awakening. People's Press/Globe Pequot. June 2011. ISBN 1-936905-00-0.
  • Stations Along the Way: The Spiritual Transformation of Former Hitler Youth Leader Ursula Martens. Tate Publishing. April 2012.
  • The Poison Patriarch: How the Betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy Caused the Assassination of JFK. Skyhorse Publishing. Fall 2013.
  • The Reporter Who Knew Too Much: The Mysterious Death of What's My Line TV Star and Media Icon Dorothy Kilgallen. Post Hill Press. December 2016. ISBN 978-1682610978.

Title: Courage in the Face of Evil: Crosslink Publishing, June 2018, ISBN 978-1633571198


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