TOWNSEND, Larry. American, b. 1935. Genres: Novels. Career: Writer. System Development Corp., Santa Monica, CA, industrial psychologist. H.E. L.P., Inc., president, 1973; Whitman-Radcliffe Foundation, member of board of directors, 1974; Hollywood Hills Democratic Club (for gay people), founder and president, 1975. Publications: The Leatherman's Handbook, 1971, 4th ed., 2000; Leatherman's Handbook II, 1983, rev. ed., 2000; Masters' Counterpoints (novel), 1991; One for the Master, Two for the Fool, 1992; The Case of the Severed Head, 1994; Czar: A Novel of Ivan the Terrible, 1998; A Contagious Evil, The Mind of a Serial Killer, 1998; Stalked, an Anatomy of Sexual Obsession, 1999. Address: PO Box 302, Beverly Hills, CA 90213, U.S.A.