08/31/2019 11:00 AM
Changemakers Panel: Andrea Barnet (Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall and Alice Waters Changed Our World) David W. Blight (Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom) and...
06/03/2019 06:30 PM
Brenda Wineapple on The Impeachers: the Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation, in conversation with historian Eric Foner.
Professor Wineapple is on the faculty of the CUNY...
05/28/2019 06:30 PM
Danny Goldberg on his biography of Kurt Cobain, Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain, in conversation with Eric Alterman
05/17/2019 05:00 PM
Biographers International Organization (BIO)—the literary organization that promotes the art and craft of biography—will hold its tenth annual Biographers International Conference May 17-19 in New...
05/08/2019 06:30 PM
Former Leon Levy Center for Biography Fellow Colin Asher on Never a Lovely So Real: the Life and Work of Nelson Algren, in conversation with acclaimed novelist Russell Banks and editor Dan Simon
05/07/2019 06:30 PM
Patrick McGilligan discusses his biography of Mel Brooks, Funny Man, with Ferne Pearlstein and Robert Edwards
04/15/2019 06:30 PM
Two leading historians of the Civil War era, David Blight (Yale) and James Oakes (The Graduate Center), discuss Blight’s acclaimed book Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.
04/03/2019 06:30 PM
To celebrate the publication of James Atlas’ book Remembering Roth as an Audible Original, the author will be joined by four of Roth’s keenest appreciators: David Redneck, Blake Bailey, Claudia...
03/18/2019 06:30 PM
Silvana Paternostro on Solitude & Company: The Life of Gabriel García Márquez Told with Help from His Friends, Family, Fans... in conversation with Cristobal Pera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez's editor...
03/14/2019 06:30 PM
Former Leon Levy Center for Biography Fellow Peter Filkins on H. G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds, in conversation with Eric Banks, director of the New York Insitute for the Humanities