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This week we feature an interview with veteran journalist Jonathan Alter. Alter’s fourth presidential biography, His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, A Life, was published by Simon & Schuster in October 2020. It’s the first full-length biography of the […]
In this week’s episode, we interview Holly Van Leuven, author of Ray Bolger: More Than a Scarecrow. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2019 annual conference in New York City.
In this week’s episode, we interview Julie Dobrow, author of After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America’s Greatest Poet. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2019 annual […]
In this week’s episode, we interview Marcia Biederman, author of Popovers and Candlelight: Patricia Murphy and the Rise and Fall of a Restaurant Empire. This interview was recorded during BIO’s […]
In this week’s episode we interview John Kaag, author of Walking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are. This interview was recorded during BIO’s May 2019 annual conference in New […]
Honoring The Life Of an Acclaimed Biographer James Atlas March 22,1949-September 4, 2019 In this week’s episode, we interview James Atlas, author of The Shadow in the Garden: A Biographer’s […]
This week’s episode features highlights of a panel from the 2019 BIO Conference, “Fact and Speculation,” with moderator James McGrath Morris and panelists Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, Michael Hainey, and Stacy […]
This week’s episode features highlights of a panel from the 2019 BIO Conference, “Promoting Your Biography,” with moderator Ruth Franklin and panelists Dan Blank, Melinda Ponder, and Declan Taintor.