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Alan Bisbort

Alan Bisbort is a writer, editor, and researcher who has authored or coauthored nearly 20 books of history, biography, travel, and poetry, and contributed to numerous other books. He has worked for the Library of Congress, on staff or on contract, since 1977. As a freelance journalist, he is a regular contributor to The New York Times, the Hartford and Valley Advocates, Yale Environment Journal, Yale Medicine, Connecticut, American Politics Journal, AMP and Ugly Things. His work has also appeared in The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, American Way, Los Angeles Times, City Paper, Creem, Biblio and Washingtonian. Though Alan lives on the East Coast, he has spent a great deal of time in California over the past ten years, researching three previous editions of California Beaches with Parke Puterbaugh. Since high school, he has also been guilty of unrepentant California dreaming. Alan lives near New Haven, Connecticut with his wife, the award-winning journalist Tracey O’Shaughnessy, their son Paul James, and their ageless dog, Sam.

Books by Alan Bisbort:

Moon California Beaches
Fourth Edition
The Best Places to Swim, Play, Eat, and Stay
Paperback
$21.95 US
From the best places to swim, surf, and tan to tales of fights in taco bars, Moon California Beaches guides sun worshippers to the best beaches in the Golden State More
Moon Spotlight Los Angeles & Orange County Beaches
First Edition
Paperback
$8.95 US
A compact guide covering the beaches of Los Angeles and Orange County, including Long Beach, San Pedro, Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, and Sunset Beach More
Moon Spotlight San Diego County Beaches
First Edition
Paperback
$7.95 US
A compact guide covering the beaches of San Diego, including Coronado, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach, Del Mar, Encinitas, and Carlsbad More
Moon Spotlight Ventura & Santa Barbara Beaches
First Edition
Paperback
$6.95 US
A compact guide covering the beaches of Ventura and Santa Barbara, including the Channel Islands, Oxnard, Seacliff, Montecito, and Isla Vista More
 
 

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