Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Adam Henig is the author of Alex Haley’s Roots: An Author’s Odyssey (2014) and Under One Roof: The Yankees, the Cardinals, and a Doctor’s Battle to Integrate Spring Training (2016), is about an African American physician who led the effort to integrate Major League Baseball’s spring training in St. Petersburg, Florida.
A book reviewer and blogger, Adam’s writings have appeared in the San Francisco Book Review, Tulsa Book Review, Medium, The Biographer’s Craft and Blogcritics. He’s also been featured on the podcast, New Books Network: African American Studies and was interviewed in the television documentary, “Baseball From the Beginning in Tampa Bay: Breaking Barriers” (2016). Adam is an active member of the Biographers International Group (BIO).
A graduate of California State University, Chico, Adam lives with his family in Gilroy, California.
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