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...
11/02/2015 06:30 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...
10/19/2015 06:30 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...
10/05/2015 06:30 PM
8th annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture: Brenda Wineapple, "The Rosebud Effect: Mystery in Biography"
10/02/2015 09:00 AM
The 25th Anniversary of Women Writing Women's Lives
05/12/2015 06:30 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...
03/18/2015 06:30 PM
Cultural historian Morris Dickstein discusses his new memoir, Why Not Say What Happened, with critic and biographer Gary Giddins.