For more than four decades, Mark Dawidziak has worked as a television, film, and theater reviewer. Since 1999, he has been the television reviewer for The Plain Dealer in Cleveland. He has written or edited twenty-five books, five of which are about Mark Twain. The Columbo Phile: A Casebook and The Night Stalker Companion: A 25th Anniversary Tribute are two books he's written about iconic TV shows. In 2017, he released Everything I Need to Know I Learned in The Twilight Zone, a lighthearted tribute to Rod Serling's famous anthology series.
The Shawshank Redemption Revealed: How One Narrative Keeps Hope Alive, his most recent book, was released in 2019. Grave Secrets, a horror fiction, and The Bedroom, Bathtub, and Armchair Companion to Dracula, a literary biography he co-authored with Paul J. Jim Tully Bauer is an American writer, an Irish Rover, and a Hollywood brawler.
- A Mystery Of Mysteries: The Death And Life Of Edgar Allan Poe
- The Columbo Phile: A Casebook
- Everything I Need To Know I Learned In The Twilight Zone: A Fifth-Dimension Guide To Life
- The Shawshank Redemption Revealed: How One Story Keeps Hope Alive
- Theodore Roosevelt For Nature Lovers: Adventures With America's Great Outdoorsman