Podcasts

Welcome! Here’s where you’ll find fascinating discussions with biographers from around the country and the world.

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Podcast Episode #17 – Brian Jay Jones

In this week’s episode, we interview veteran biographer Brian Jay Jones, author of Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodore Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2019 annual conference in New York City. Read More »

Podcast Episode #16 – Monica Szurmuk

In this week’s episode, we interview Monica Szurmuk, author of Las Vocación Desmurada: Una Biografia de Alberto Gerchunoff.  This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2019 annual conference in New York City. Read More »

Podcast Episode #15 – Marc Leepson

In this week’s episode, we interview veteran writer Marc Leepson, author of Ballad of the Green Beret: The Life and Wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler, From the Vietnam War and Pop Stardom to Murder and an Unsolved, Violent Death. This interview was recorded in May 2019 in Washington, DC.  … Read More »

Podcast Episode #14 – John A. Farrell

In this week’s episode, we interview investigative journalist and biographer John A. Farrell, author of Richard Nixon: The . This interview was recorded in May 2019 in Washington, DC. Read More »

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 »