Podcast Episode #92 – David Maraniss, part 1

This week we offer the first of two special episodes featuring David Maraniss, the veteran journalist and author of 13 highly regarded books. His latest book, Path Lit By Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe, will be published by Simon & Schuster in August 2022. Maraniss is a New York Times bestselling author and associate editor at The Washington Post. In 1992 he won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on then presidential candidate Bill Clinton…and he was a member of The Washington Post team that won a 2007 Pulitzer for their coverage of the Virginia Tech shooting. His writing has earned such notable honors as the George Polk Award, Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, Anthony Lukas Book Prize and the Frankfurt eBook Award. David Maraniss was interviewed on October 13, 2021, via an online Zoom session, by fellow biographer and BIO member John “Jack” Farrell.