My books

Language Visible: Unraveling the Mystery of the Alphabet from A to Z
“A delightful journey into the history of our alphabet…[With] a passion for letters, Sacks tells the life story of all 26 of them, from A, the ‘first and best,’ to Z, the least-used letter in printed English. Each of these 26 ‘biographies’ is filled with entertaining and fascinating facts…In this rich history, Sacks offers answers to all of the mysteries of the alphabet, and a long-overdue examination of the origins of our ABCs.”
—Molly Knight, Baltimore Sun

“Delightfully entertaining and engrossing.”
—Bryce Christensen, Booklist

Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World
“Covers ancient Greece for the 2,000 years up to 146 B.C. A lively, readable text by Sacks…Important places, events, topics, and people are covered in 525 articles, ranging from a paragraph to five pages…An excellent source for high school and undergraduate students.”
—Stanley P. Hodge, Library Journal

“Definitive…An excellent reference.”
The Bookwatch

My books

Nonfiction
“A fascinating overview of the alphabet's history.”
Chicago Tribune
Nonfiction: reference
An A-to-Z reference book on the ancient Greeks, for students and general readers.