Researching, Interviewing, Writing

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From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply revealing recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed books

For the first time in his long career, Robert Caro gives us a glimpse into his own life and work in these evocatively written, personal pieces. He describes what it was like to interview the mighty Robert Moses; what it felt like to begin discovering the extent of the political power Moses wielded; the combination of discouragement and...

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Tim O'Reilly Founder/O'Reilly MediaRobert Caro's book Working succeeds on so many levels: brilliant lessons on the art of researching and writing, a teaser for his great biographies, an endearing autobiography. A quick and delightful read. I can't recommend it highly enough. (Source)

Jerry Neumann @jdgalarneau Great book. He did this too though he had a dedicated space for it. My apartment isn’t big enough to leave these lying around is the problem. Of course, he probably had 100x the cards (Source)

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