Erin Hits the 2nd Annual Biographer Conference

In Erin's Perspective by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox Undaunted by my busy schedule and on the eve of a week of Book Expo America activities, I zipped down to Washington, DC last weekend to participate in Saturday’s 2nd Annual Compleat Biographer Conference.  Organized by the Biographers International Organization, it brought together biographers from around the country and the world to speak to some of …

International Bestseller Coming Soon: Official Steve Jobs Biography Announced

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson On Sunday, Simon & Schuster in the US and Little, Brown in the UK simultaneously announced the forthcoming publication of iSteve: The Book of Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The book is scheduled for publication in early 2012. Isaacson, the author of Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (2003), and Kissinger: A Biography …

Clarice Lispector’s Biographer on the Thrill of the Hunt

In Feature Articles by Guest Contributor

By Benjamin Moser UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS — Nobody’s ugly at two a.m., so the t-shirt slogan goes. One evening a few years ago, I was sitting in my Dutch garden, talking to some friends about Clarice Lispector, the Jewish-Brazilian mystic writer. Having recently left the security of my publishing job in order to devote myself full-time to writing, I’d been …