James Atlas is president of Atlas & Company, Publishers, and founding editor of the Penguin Lives series. For many years an editor at The New York Times Magazine, he has written for The New Yorker, The London Review of Books, Vanity Fair, Harper’s, and other publications. He has published biographies of Delmore Schwartz and Saul Bellow. His most recent book is The Shadow in the Garden: A Biographer’s Tale (2017).
Writing Lives: James Atlas on the Art of Biography
James Atlas chronicles the pleasures and perils of literary biography....