Mark Salzman

Widely known for his award-winning 1986 memoir, IRON AND SILK, and for his starring role in the film of the same name, MARK SALZMAN is the author of three other memoirs―LOST IN PLACE: GROWING UP ABSRUD IN SUBURBIA, TRUE NOTEBOOKS, and THE MAN IN THE EMPTY BOAT―and three novels: THE LAUGHING SUTRA, THE SOLOIST, and LYING AWAKE. A devoted amateur cellist, Salzman played on the soundtrack to several films and performed with Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax at Lincoln Center. He also starred, along with three others, in his wife Jessica Yu’s 2007 film about human obsession and extremism, THE PROTAGONIST.

Photo Credit: Steve Hwan


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