Attorney, Bestselling Author, and Award-Winning Investigative Journalist



Gerald Posner is an award winning journalist, bestselling author and attorney.  The Los Angeles Times dubs him "a classic-style investigative journalist." "His work is painstakingly honest journalism" concluded The Washington Post. The New York Times lauded his "exhaustive research techniques" and The Boston Globe talked of Posner's "thorough and hard-edge investigation." "A meticulous and serious researcher:"  New York Daily News.

The Books

His first book, Mengele, a 1986 biography of the Nazi "Angel of Death” Josef Mengele, was the result of a pro-bono lawsuit Posner brought on behalf of surviving twins from Auschwitz. Since then he has written ten other books from the Pulitzer Prize-finalist Case Closed, to bestsellers on political assassinations, organized crime, national politics, and 9/11 and terrorism. His upcoming God’s Bankers is the result of nine years of research. 

The Investigative

Based in the mixed realms of politics, history, and true crime, his articles - from The New York Times to The New Yorker to Newsweek, Time and The Daily Beast - have prompted Argentina to open its hidden Nazi files to researchers; raised disturbing questions about clues the FBI missed in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing; sparked a reinvestigation of the Boston Strangler; and exposed Pete Rose's gambling addiction, which led to his ban from baseball.

Talking about JFK assassination files Oct. 21, 2017

A trailer for the new book, THE PHARMACIST OF AUSCHWITZ: The Untold Story, by my wife, Trisha Posner 

God's Bankers is a fast-paced exposé of the money and the cardinals-turned-financiers at the heart of the Vatican