Frank Brady is regarded as the foremost authority on Bobby Fischer's life and career around the world. Brady is the author of several critically acclaimed biographies, including Citizen Welles, Onassis: An Extravagant Life, and Bobby Fischer: Profile of a Prodigy (which was first published in the mid-1960s and concentrates on the young Bobby). Brady was the Chairman of the Communications Department at St. John's University until recently. He is still a full professor at St. John's University. He was also the founding editor of Chess Life and the President of the Marshall Chess Club.