Podcasts

Welcome! Each week, we post fascinating discussions with biographers from around the country and the world.

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Podcast Episode #13 – Anthony DeCurtis

In this week’s episode, we interview Grammy Award winning writer Anthony DeCurtis, author of Lou Reed: A Life. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City. Read More »

Podcast Episode #12 – Bruce Kennett

In this week’s episode, we interview book designer and first-time biographer Bruce Kennett, author of W. A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City. Read More »

Podcast Episode #11 – Karin Roffman

In this week’s episode, we interview Yale University lecturer and writer Karin Roffman, author of The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City.… Read More »

Podcast Episode #10 – William Taubman

In this week’s episode, we interview Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer William Taubman, author of Gorbachev: His Life and Times. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City.… Read More »

Podcast Episode #9 – Caroline Fraser

In this week’s episode, we interview Caroline Fraser, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City.… Read More »

Podcast Episode #8 – Ray Anthony Shepard

In this week’s episode, we interview Ray Anthony Shepard, author of Now or Never!: 54th Massachusetts Infantry’s Fight to End Slavery. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City. Read More »

Podcast Episode #7 – Readings from the 2018 BIO Conference

This week, enjoy a special episode that highlights the work of  biographers from around the country. Recorded on May 17, 2018, at BIO’s annual conference in New York City, each of the featured biographers read a short, three-minute excerpt from their latest book. 2019 BIO conference attendees can expect to hear similar exciting readings at the Fabbri Mansion in Manhattan on Friday May 18th. Visit BIO’s conference webpage for more details. Read More »

Podcast Episode #6 – Cathy Curtis

In this week’s episode, we interview Cathy Curtis, BIO President and author of A Generous Vision: The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning. This interview was recorded in 2018.… Read More »

Podcast Episode #5 – Vanda Krefft

In this week’s episode, we interview Vanda Krefft, author of The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City.… Read More »

Podcast Episode #4 – Alan Pell Crawford

In this week’s episode, we interview Alan Pell Crawford, author of How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City.  … Read More »

Podcast Episode #3 – Laurie Gwen Shapiro

In this week’s episode, we interview Laurie Gwen Shapiro, author of The Stowaway: A Young. Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City.  … Read More »

Podcast Episode #2 – Beverly Gray

In this week’s episode, we interview Beverly Gray, author of Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How The Graduate Became the Touchstone of a Generation. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City.  … Read More »

Podcast Episode #1 – James Atlas

In this week’s episode, we interview James Atlas, author of The Shadow in the Garden: A Biographer’s Tale. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2018 annual conference in New York City.… Read More »