Thomas Maier is an award-winning author and investigative journalist. Showtime is adapting his latest book, "MASTERS OF SEX: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How To Love," into a dramatic series starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan. "Masters of Sex" was first published in 2009 by Basic Books and re-sissued in July 2013 in advance of the TV show's Sept. 29 premiere. Sony Pictures Television is producing the series. Previously, Maier's "THE KENNEDYS: America’s Emerald Kings," was one of the top annual holiday books chosen by USA Today in 2003, and recently re-issued along with a Warner Home Video documentary based on this book. "DR. SPOCK: An American Life, was a “Notable Book of the Year” by The New York Times. "NEWHOUSE: All the Glitter, Power and Glory of America’s Richest Media Empire and the Secretive Man Behind It, won the 1994 Frank Luther Mott Award as best media book of the year. As an investigative reporter for Newsday since 1984, Maier has won several national and regional honors, including the 2002 first-place prize from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. At Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Maier won the John M. Patterson Prize for television documentary-making and received a John McCloy Journalism Fellowship to Europe. He lives with his family on Long Island.