About the author
Hugh O’Neill’s work in media spans life as a book editor at Doubleday, Random House, and The New York Times, a television writer, a commentator for NPR, and a magazine columnist and editor. His first three books celebrate the humor and heroism of family life. His newest publications—Put Up the Hoop Sooner and Just a Zillion Things Before You Go—speak to parents in the middle of the sweet spin-cycle of raising kids.
MFOB featured book: Put Up the Hoop Sooner: How to Slam-Dunk Parenthood
Put Up the Hoop Sooner is a spirit-guide: a handbook for the parent who has peanut butter on their knuckles, a hamster in their pocket, and hope in their hearts. Packed with hard-won wisdom and tips, it will soothe and inspire the Mom and Dad soul. Hugh O’Neill, the author of the landmark parenthood trilogy (Daddy Cool, Here’s Looking at You, Kids and A Man Called Daddy), has spun his countless Dad blunders into an encouraging little gem—one short enough for busy, tired parents to actually read and enjoy.