Ken North has written or co-authored several books and has been a tech editor for other books and reports. He wrote Database Magic with Ken North (Prentice Hall PTR) and Windows Multi-DBMS Programming (John Wiley & Sons).

Ken contributed to Administrator's Survival Guide: Systems Management and Security (29th Street Press) and Programmer's Resource Series: Database Development (Bulldog Books). He was a tech editor for JDBC Database Access with Java (Addison Wesley) and JDBC API Tutorial and Reference (Addison Wesley).