Brad Meltzer was born on April 1, 1970. He graduated from the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School. His first published title was called The Tenth Justice. His other works include Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Book of Fate, and The Zero Game. He is the Eisner Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed comic book, Justice League of America. He also wrote the non-fiction book, Heroes for My Son. He has written speeches for former President Clinton's National Service Program and played himself as an extra in Woody Allen's film, Celebrity. His title Inner Circle made the 2011 New York Times Best seller list. In 2012 his work Heroes for My Daughter made the New York Times Best Seller List.