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NOV 2, 2015: 6:30 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 memoir The Shelf: From LEQ-LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading. Read more
OCT 19, 2015: 6:30 PM
Celebrate two books by former fellows of the Leon Levy Center for Biography: Pamela Newkirk's "Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga" (Amistad); and Siobhan Roberts's "Genius: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway." Read more
OCT 5, 2015: 6:30 PM
8th annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture: Brenda Wineapple, "The Rosebud Effect: Mystery in Biography" Read more
OCT 2, 2015: 9:00 AM
The 25th Anniversary of Women Writing Women's Lives Read more
MAY 12, 2015: 6:30 PM
Celebrate two books by former fellows of the Leon Levy Center for Biography: Langdon Hammer's "James Merrill: Life and Art" (Knopf), which The New Yorker calls an "extraordinary biography"; and Ilan Ehrlich's "Eduardo Chibás: The Incorrigible Man of Cuban Politics" (Rowman & Littlefield). Read more
MAR 18, 2015: 6:30 PM
Cultural historian Morris Dickstein discusses his new memoir, Why Not Say What Happened, with critic and biographer Gary Giddins. Read more
FEB 24, 2015: 6:30 PM
William P. Kelly in conversation with Justin Martin and Paul Sorrentino on biographies of Walt Whitman and Stephen Crane. Read more
DEC 15, 2014: 6:30 PM
Cosby, Pryor, and the Biography of African-American Comedy: Gary Giddins in Conversation with Scott Saul, Mel Watkins, and Mark Whitaker Read more
OCT 21, 2014: 6:30 PM
A. Scott Berg in Conversation with Gary Giddins Read more
SEP 23, 2014: 6:30 PM
7th Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture: Richard Holmes Read more