A Selection of Jan's Books

Sara and Eleanor: The Story of Sara Delano Roosevelt and Her Daughter-in-law, Eleanor Roosevelt

Janet and Jackie: The Story of A Mother and Her Daughter, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Celebrity Washington: Who They Are, Where They Live and Why They're Famous (1996)
The only guide to finding powerbrokers, national media, Cabinet members and Congressmen — plus where they eat and play, and where movies are made — is dubbed "a capital guide to finding celebrities" by USA Today and "an unabashed power-lover's manual" by the Washington Times. Pottker's popular Celebrity Georgetown tour is based on this guide to the glitteratti.

Crisis In Candyland: Melting the Chocolate Shell of the Mars Family Empire (1995)
"Like eating candy," says USA Today. Serialized in The Moscow Times, and published in Czechoslovakia and in Russia, Crisis In Candyland was also featured on NBC's Inside Edition.

Born to Power: Heirs to America's Leading Businesses (1995)
The stories of 50 young heirs to family businesses is called an "interesting peek into families and their businesses" by the New York Post and featured on ABC's Working Woman. Robb Report says, "Pottker reveals intriguing informative histories in concise, encapsulated form."

Dear Ann, Dear Abby: The Unauthorized Biography of Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren (with Bob Speziale, 1987)
Serialized by The New York Times Syndicate, Reader's Digest and National Enquirer, the New York Daily News called Dear Ann, Dear Abby "the story we've all been waiting for," Library Journal says "carefully researched" and the Chicago Tribune says the authors "spin out the delicious details."