David J. Montgomery
David J. Montgomery is a writer and critic specializing in books, publishing, spirits, and cocktails. He is an emeritus columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Beast, and has also written for USA Today, the Washington Post, and other fine publications. His fiction has appeared in Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can't Put Down, edited by Clive Cussler (Mira Books, 2009), and various online magazines. A former professor of History, he lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two daughters.