MAIER, Thomas. American, b. 1956. Genres: Biography. Career: Journalist and nonfiction writer. Has worked as a reporter for New York Newsday and the Chicago Sun-Times. Publications: Newhouse: All the Glitter, Power, and Glory of America's Richest Media Empire and the Secretive Man behind It, 1994; Dr. Spock: An American Life, 1998. Address: c/o Newsday, 235 Pinelawn Rd., Melville, NY 11747, U.S.A.