Mark Olshaker


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in Washington, D.C., The United States
February 28, 1951

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Mark Olshaker is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, New York Times best-selling non-fiction author and critically acclaimed novelist. In his research, writing and consulting, he has worked closely with many of the nation’s leading experts in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice, public health, disease prevention, intelligence, bio-defense and pandemic planning, and is adept at translating complex issues of science, medicine and law for the general public.

The books he has written with John Douglas, beginning with MINDHUNTER, have sold millions of copies, been translated into many languages and, along with his Emmy-nominated film, Mind of a Serial Killer, for the PBS series NOVA, made Olshaker a sought-after speaker and consultant
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Average rating: 4.05 · 47,045 ratings · 2,855 reviews · 29 distinct works
The Edge

3.54 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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Broken Wings

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3.65 avg rating — 217 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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Einstein's Brain

3.50 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1981 — 3 editions
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Journey Into Darkness

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Unnatural Causes

3.29 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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Mindhunter: Inside the FBI'...

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The Instant Image: Edwin La...

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caccia nelle tenebre

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Polaroid Storyedwin Land

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Blood Race

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“Without the sense that individuals are responsible for their own actions, and that there are appropriate consequences to violating society's most basic values, the concepts of morality and right and wrong become meaningless. And then you have no society.”
Mark Olshaker, Law & Disorder: The Legendary FBI Profiler's Relentless Pursuit of Justice

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