John Temple is author of The Last Lawyer: The Fight to Save Death Row Inmates and Deadhouse: Life in a Coroner's Office, both published by University Press of Mississippi. His book American Pain was named a "Best Book of 2015" in the True Crime category by Suspense Magazine. He is associate professor of journalism at the Reed College of Media at West Virginia University. Prior to teaching, Temple was a newspaper reporter in Pittsburgh, Greensboro, and Tampa. More information about Temple and his books can be found at www.johntemplebooks.com.