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Celebrate Kai Bird & Oppenheimer with Kitty Kelley and Debby Applegate

Kitty Kelley and Debby Applegate Invite You to Celebrate Kai Bird & Oppenheimer Saturday, March 2, 2024 4-7pm At the Home of Debby Applegate and Bruce Tulgan Hamden, CT 06517 […]

Podcast #153 – Edward O’Shea

This week we interview Edward O’Shea, a State University of New York at Oswego Emeritus English Professor and author of Seamus Heaney’s American Odyssey. Published by Routledge Press in December 2022, this biography […]

Podcast #150 – Ilyon Woo

This week we interview Ilyon Woo, the New York Times best-selling author of Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom, published by Simon & Schuster in January 2023. This biography […]

Biographers International Organization receives $1 million gift from famed biographer Kitty Kelley

Biographers International Organization (BIO) is thrilled to announce a gift of $1 million, to be given in increments of $200,000 over five years starting June 1, 2023, from famed biographer […]

Podcast #128 – Andrew Nagorski

This week we interview Andrew Nagorski, an award-winning journalist and author of Saving Freud: The Rescuers Who Brought Him to Freedom, published by Simon and Schuster in August 2022. Nagorski spent more […]

Register for BIO Virtual Event: An Evening with Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelley is the preeminent unauthorized biographer of our time and is the winner of the 2023 BIO Award. The BIO Award is presented annually to an individual for contributions […]

Kitty Kelley Wins the 2023 BIO Award

Kitty Kelley has won the 14th BIO Award, bestowed annually by the Biographers International Organization, to a distinguished colleague who has made major contributions to the advancement of the art […]

Podcast Episode #111 – Winston James

This week we interview Winston James, author of Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik, published by Columbia University Press in July 2022. A Professor of History at the […]