Joe Layden

JOE LAYDEN is an award-winning journalist and freelance writer whose work has been honored by the New York Newspaper Publishers Association, the National Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York State Associated Press Association, and the International Reading Association/Children’s Book Council.

Mr. Layden has written or co-written more than thirty books for adults and children.


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Warrior King by Lt. Col. (Ret.) Nathan Sassaman--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Lt. Col. (Ret.) Nathan Sassaman's book Warrior King: The Triumph and Betrayal of an American Commander in Iraq, the startling and controversial memoir, written by one of the most prominent members of the U.S. fighting forces in Iraq.

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There and Back Again by Sean Astin--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear Sean Astin read from his memoir There and Back Again: An Actor's Tale. The fascinating memoir of a Hollywood life and an inside look at a life-changing role and the groundbreaking Lord of the Rings films that captured the imagination of movie fans everywhere.

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The Ghost Horse

Joe Layden
St. Martin's Griffin

In The Ghost Horse, Joe Layden tells the inspiring true tale of a one-eyed, club-footed thoroughbred racehorse and a journeyman trainer, Tim Snyder, who...


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Warrior King

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Nathan Sassaman with Joe Layden
St. Martin's Griffin

The startling and controversial memoir of combat and betrayal, written by one of the most prominent members of the U.S. fighting forces in Iraq. A West...


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The Last Great Fight

Joe Layden
St. Martin's Griffin

It is considered by many to be the biggest upset in the history of boxing: James "Buster" Douglas knocked out then-undefeated and seemingly invincible...


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Home Before Daylight

Steve Parish with Joe Layden; Foreword by Bob Weir
St. Martin's Press

The untold story of life on the road with the Grateful Dead, written by an insider who lived it from the early days to today. Steve Parish was never one to...


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There and Back Again

Sean Astin with Joe Layden: Read by Sean Astin
Macmillan Audio

An eye-opening look at the blood, sweat, and tears that went into the making of The Lord of the Rings trilogy


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Street Justice

Chuck Zito with Joe Layden; Foreword by Sean Penn
St. Martin's Griffin

From the streets of Brooklyn to the set of Oz. From Hells Angel to celebrity bodyguard. The revealing autobiography of an American man. Chuck Zito comes...


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