David K. Randall is a senior reporter at Reuters and the author of several books. His first, “Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep,” was a New York Times bestseller, picked for Barnes and Noble’s Discover Great New Writers program, and called one of the best books of the month by Amazon. His second book, “The King and Queen of Malibu: The True Story of the Battle for Paradise,” was a Los Angeles Times bestseller and named one of the best non-fiction books of the year by Amazon. His third book, “Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague,” was an IndieBound bestseller and is the basis for an upcoming documentary on PBS.
Along the way, Mr. Randall has appeared on MSNBC, Fox, and other national TV broadcasts; written stories for the New York Times on topics ranging from unicycles to military funerals; contributed articles to the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times among others; and joined as a guest on numerous national and local NPR stations.
Mr. Randall also served as a featured speaker at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and given guest lectures at organizations large and small. His latest book is "The Monster's Bones."