Neil Hollander, one of the nation’s most famous multi-talented people, has gone through several professions and has lived in various parts of the world, including Thailand, Costa Rica, and France. Largely collected by libraries worldwide, he is a well-known figure in the world of literature. Throughout his lifespan as an author, which spanned for around 40 years, he was able to create many exceptional books that are still cherished. From war correspondent, journalist, a sailor and yachtsman, to a movie producer and director, there is no one quite like him, and for that matter, there is barely anyone who can say to have done all those things, and on top of that become a best-selling author. Neil Hollander is a remarkable character with valuable experience that makes him a rare breed even among the biggest professionals, and it is exactly his versatility and multi-talent that have brought him all these titles.
In his writing career, Neil Hollander mostly wrote on topics related to sailing, cooking, world wars, and he has even authored several children’s books. As an active spokesperson for world peace and as an educator, he has been featured in world-renowned scientific communities. After graduating from university he went on three years long sailing cruise on an open sea, where he spent most of his time writing books about the last days of working sail. Upon returning from the journey, he published his first book and used it for his first film “The Last Sailors.” Even though he took great pleasure in producing and directing, and it became sort of his passion, still he never gave up writing. Some of his best-known books are “Elusive Dove: The Search for Peace During World War I,” “Great Zoo Break,” “The yachtsman’s emergency handbook,” “Sailor talk” and more.
Apart from writing his own books, he has also co-authored with other renowned authors, and worked with people like Orson Welles who was the narrator of “The Last Sailors: The Final Days of Working Sail,” and Anjelica Huston who appeared in “Burma: A Human Tragedy.” Neil Hollander is a distinguished member of several publishing companies, and until this day he remains involved in writing.