William Novak Biography
William Novak is an American author who has co-written or ghostwritten numerous celebrity memoirs for people including Lee Iacocca, and Nancy Reagan.
Novak is also the editor, with Moshe Waldoks, of The Big Book of Jewish Humor. He has also written several “private” books, which he described in a 2015 essay for The New York Times.
William Novak Age
Novak was born in 1948. He is 73 years old as of 2021.
William Novak Wife
Novak is a married man. He is married to his wife Linda Novak. The couple has three grown-up sons namely; B. J. Novak, Jesse Novak, and Lev Novak. He and his wife live in the Boston area.
William Novak Children
Novak and his wife Linda Novak have three grown-up sons who are all writers. They are; B. J. Novak, Jesse Novak, and Lev Novak.
Their son B.J. Novak, is a renowned writer, actor, comedian, and director. He was one of the writers and executive producers of The Office (2005–2013), in which he also played Ryan Howard.
B.J. began his television acting career on MTV’s Punk’d. He was the lead accomplice to Ashton Kutcher on the show’s second season in 2003, playing pranks on Hilary Duff, Rachael Leigh Cook, Usher, and Mýa.
He has three books. They are;
- The book with no pictures. (2014)
- One more thing: stories and other stories. (2014)
- The alphabet book with no pictures. (2017)
William Novak Books
- High Culture: Marijuana in the Lives of Americans. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1980)
- The Great American Man Shortage and Other Roadblocks to Romance (and What to Do About It). New York: Rawson Associates (1983)
- Lee A. Iacocca with Novak, Iacocca: An Autobiography. New York: Bantam Books (1984)
- Sydney Biddle Barrows with Novak, Mayflower Madam: The Secret Life of Sydney Biddle Barrows, New York: Arbor House (1986)
- Herb Schmertz with Novak. Good-Bye to the Low Profile: The Art of Creative Confrontation, Boston: Little, Brown (1986)
- Tip O’Neill with Novak, Man of the House: The Life and Political Memoirs of Speaker Tip O’Neill, New York: Random House (1987)
- Nancy Reagan with Novak, My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan. New York: Random House (1989)
- Earvin “Magic” Johnson withNovak, My Life, New York: Random House, (1992)
- Oliver L. North with Novak, Under Fire: An American Story, New York: HarperCollins
- Claire Sylvia with William Novak, A Change of Heart: A Memoir, Boston: Little, Brown (1997)
- An Incredible Dream: Ralph Roberts and the Story of Comcast. Philadelphia: Comcast Corporation (2012)
- Max Kargman with William Novak, The Education of Max Kargman, Boston: Foundation Books (2003).
- Susan Whitman Helfgot with William Novak, The Match: Complete Strangers, A Miracle Face Transplant, Two Lives Transformed, New York: Simon & Schuster, (2010)
William Novak Net Worth
Novak’s net worth is not known yet.