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David Margolick • The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns

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David Margolick – long-time contributing editor at Vanity Fair – talks with Jay Ackroyd about "Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns" One of  series of conversations on family life, gay rIghts, WWII & U.S. history. “A revealing biography of the brilliant, arrogant author of The Gallery (1947), a celebrated World War II novel...a wonderfully crafter portrait of a tormented homosexual writer.” - Kirkus Review

David Margolick is the author of five books, including Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song (Harper Perennial, 2001), Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling and a World on the Brink (Vintage, 2006), and Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock (Yale University Press, 2011).

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