Criticism & Features


New School Writing Students Interview NBCC Finalists in Biography





In conjunction with the National Book Critics Circle, students of The New School Graduate Writing Program interview the 2012 honorees for the NBCC Awards. The interviews are hosted by American Vanguard, a publishing imprint of the New School Writing Program.

Click below for interviews with the biography candidates:

Robert A. Caro, author of The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, interviewed by Simone Tyrell.

Lisa Cohen, author of All We Know: Three Lives, profiled by Susan Marque.

Michael Gorra, author of Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece, interviewed by Emily Jacobs.

Lisa Jarnot, author of Robert Duncan, The Ambassador from Venus: A Biography, interviewed by Eric Dean Wilson.

Tom Reiss, author of The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, interviewed by Aditi Sriram.