05/16/2017 06:30 PM
Kai Bird interviews Pulitzer-Prize winning historian David J. Garrow about his new book, RISING STAR: THE MAKING OF BARACK OBAMA, the most in-depth portrait yet of the man who would become the 44th...
11/09/2016 06:30 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 06:30 PM
Biographies by Fellows: Alexandra Chasin on Harry J. Anslinger, Ruth Franklin on Shirley Jackson
09/28/2016 06:30 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 06:30 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 06:30 PM
The Biographical Novel: Jay Parini and Dinitia Smith in Conversation
03/14/2016 04:00 PM
Ruth Franklin, "Women Writing Women's Lives"
03/08/2016 01:00 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 06:30 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 06:30 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...