Biography http://kwgs.org en Blake Bailey's "The Splendid Things We Planned" --- An Acclaimed Biographer on His Troubled Sibling http://kwgs.org/post/blake-baileys-splendid-things-we-planned-acclaimed-biographer-his-troubled-sibling <p>We speak by phone today with Blake Bailey, who grew up in Oklahoma City, now teaches creative writing in Virginia, and is the author of three highly regarded literary biographies (of Richard Yates, John Cheever, and Charles Jackson). Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:39:36 +0000 Rich Fisher 56024 at http://kwgs.org Blake Bailey's "The Splendid Things We Planned" --- An Acclaimed Biographer on His Troubled Sibling Best of ST in 2013: Biographer A. Scott Berg Offers a Life of Woodrow Wilson http://kwgs.org/post/best-st-2013-biographer-scott-berg-offers-life-woodrow-wilson <p>On this edition of The Best of StudioTulsa, we're listening back to our chat with A. Scott Berg, whose bestselling, highly regarded biographies include "Max Perkins: Editor of Genius" (winner of the National Book Award), "Goldwyn," "Lindbergh" (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), and "Kate Remembered." Berg's newest book is a life of America's 28th President, Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) --- it's titled simply "Wilson" --- and the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram calls it "a work of spectacular artistry and objective workmanship.... Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:42:54 +0000 Rich Fisher 52211 at http://kwgs.org Best of ST in 2013: Biographer A. Scott Berg Offers a Life of Woodrow Wilson A. Scott Berg, the Widely Accalimed Historian and Biographer, Offers a Life of Woodrow Wilson http://kwgs.org/post/scott-berg-widely-accalimed-historian-and-biographer-offers-life-woodrow-wilson <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak by phone with A. Scott Berg, whose bestselling, highly regarded biographies include &quot;Max Perkins: Editor of Genius&quot; (winner of the National Book Award), &quot;Goldwyn,&quot; &quot;Lindbergh&quot; (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), and &quot;Kate Remembered.&quot; Berg&#39;s newest book is a life of America&#39;s 28th President, Woodrow Wilson (<span class="st">1856-1924</span>) --- it&#39;s titled simply &quot;Wilson&quot; --- which the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram has called: &quot;A work of spectacular artistry and objective workmanship.... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:06:09 +0000 Rich Fisher 47241 at http://kwgs.org A. Scott Berg, the Widely Accalimed Historian and Biographer, Offers a Life of Woodrow Wilson Award-Winning Historian and Biographer Robert Caro Delivers a Presidential Lecture at TU http://kwgs.org/post/award-winning-historian-and-biographer-robert-caro-delivers-presidential-lecture-tu <p>Our guest on this installment of StudioTulsa is Robert Caro, the widely celebrated historian and biographer whose detailed, tirelessly researched writings have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize (twice), the National Book Critics Circle Award, the National Book Award, and the Francis Parkman Prize, among other honors. Tomorrow night, Tuesday the 12th, he'll deliver a Presidential Lecture in the Allen Chapman Activity Center here on the TU campus. The lecture begins at 7:30pm and is free to the public. (The Presidential Lecture Series is sponsored by TU's Darcy O'Brien Endowed Chair.) Mr. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:43:03 +0000 Rich Fisher 33975 at http://kwgs.org Award-Winning Historian and Biographer Robert Caro Delivers a Presidential Lecture at TU