Robin Cantor-Cooke

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Robin Cantor-Cooke is a credited co-author of three nonfiction books on health and wellness and ghostwriter of two, one of which was a New York Times #1 bestseller. She specializes in capturing and reproducing the vocabulary, rhythm, humor, and eccentricities of her collaborators' voices, a skill she developed during her early career as a stage actor.

Through her work as a freelancer and in positions with book and audio publishing companies, Robin has written, edited, scripted, and produced more than forty-five books and tape programs. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Queens College in New York City, she holds a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and is an adjunct instructor at the College of William & Mary. Married with two grown sons, she lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Selected Works

Nonfiction
With Jerilyn Ross, M.A.

"Extraordinarily helpful and practical! I highly recommend it as a way to help you better understand how and why you worry and as a way to begin to be less anxious about it all.”
–Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of The Wisdom of Menopause and Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
With Anita H. Clayton, M.D.

"This is one of the best-written and most understandable books on sexuality this reviewer has seen recently, incorporating both immediacy and judicious humor..."
Library Journal
With Wayne M. Sotile, Ph.D.

"Reveals [how] we can gain insights while overcoming heart disease and achieve a wonderful growth experience. This book is for everyone with a heart."
–Mehmet Oz., M.D., founder, Complementary Medicine Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and host of The Dr. Oz Show