11/09/2016 18:30 PM
German author Reiner Stach and award-winning translator Shelley Frisch discuss their work on “an eerily immediate portrait of one of literature's most enduring and enigmatic masters” (New York...
10/19/2016 18:30 PM
Biographies by Fellows: Alexandra Chasin on Harry J. Anslinger, Ruth Franklin on Shirley Jackson
09/28/2016 18:30 PM
Dame Hermione Lee gives the 9th annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture. She is the biographer of Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, and most recently Penelope Fitzgerald, and the author of...
09/19/2016 18:30 PM
Ruth Scurr will be interviewed by Brenda Wineapple on John Aubrey, My Own Life, an extraordinary book about the influential author of Brief Lives.
05/19/2016 18:30 PM
The Biographical Novel: Jay Parini and Dinitia Smith in Conversation
03/14/2016 16:00 PM
Ruth Franklin, "Women Writing Women's Lives"
03/08/2016 13:00 PM
2016 Leon Levy Biography Conference, with Ada Calhoun, Lisa Cohen, Cathy Curtis, Gary Giddins, Peter Guralnick, Hayden Herrera, Margo Jefferson, Josh Karp, William Kelly, D.T. Max, Patrick...
02/03/2016 18:30 PM
Gary Giddins hosts a conversation on Ernest Hemingway, the titan of 20th century American literature, with A.E. Hotchner, Declan Kiely, and Amanda Vaill.
12/02/2015 18:30 PM
Gary Giddins interviews James Kaplan on his new biography Sinatra: The Chairman, the sequel to his 2010 bestseller Frank: The Voice. Sinatra needs no introduction; after Kaplan’s remarkable work...
11/02/2015 18:30 PM
Giddins interviews Zachary Leader, biographer of Kingsley Amis and Saul Bellow, and editor of On Life-Writing; and Phyllis Rose, author of Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages and the literary...