A. Scott Berg

Biographer, Author

1949 –

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Who is A. Scott Berg?

Andrew Scott Berg is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer.

After graduating from Princeton University in 1971, Berg expanded his senior thesis on editor Maxwell Perkins into a full-length biography, Max Perkins: Editor of Genius, which won a National Book Award. His second book, Goldwyn: A Biography, was published in 1989.

Berg's third book, a highly anticipated biography of aviator Charles Lindbergh, was published in 1998. Lindbergh became a New York Times Best Seller, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. In 2003, Berg published Kate Remembered, a biography-cum-memoir about his friendship with actress Katharine Hepburn that received mixed reviews. He completed a biography of Woodrow Wilson, which was released on September 10, 2013.

Berg also wrote the story for Making Love, a controversial film that was the first major studio drama to address the subjects of gay love, closeted marriages, and coming out. He has contributed articles to magazines such as Architectural Digest and Vanity Fair.

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Born
Dec 4, 1949
Norwalk
Also known as
  • Andrew Scott Berg
  • Scott Berg
Parents
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University
Lived in
  • Norwalk

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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