Sunday, December 2, 2012
Author Is a Suicide
David Oliver Relin, who co-authored with Greg Mortenson the much-disputed bestseller Three Cups of Tea, committed suicide in Oregon back on Nov. 15, it was revealed today. He was 49. Key facts in the book were disputed and it was the subject of a lawsuit and much intrigue. Relin, a longtime magazine journalist, had completed a new book to be published next year.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch