A. Scott Berg

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. SCOTT BERG is the editor of the Library of America anthology WORLD WAR I AND AMERICA: TOLD BY THE AMERICANS WHO LIVED IT. This volume brings together writing from those on the battlefield – soldiers, airmen, and nurses – and those attempting to come to terms with what happened there – diplomats, political activists, statesmen, and journalists – and includes an introduction and headnotes from Berg. All five of his previous best-selling books have taken as their subjects iconic figures in American culture: MAX PERKINS: EDITOR OF GENIUS, which won the National Book Award and served as the source for the 2016 feature film GENIUS; GOLDWYN: A BIOGRAPHY, for which he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship; LINDBERGH, which won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for biography; and WILSON, which garnered wide praise for its intimate and authoritative portrayal of America’s 28th president. And, as a friend and confidant to Katharine Hepburn for 20 years, Berg wrote the 2003 biographical memoir, KATE REMEMBERED, which became the #1 New York Times bestseller for most of that summer.

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